Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Tamba Walker, 1869 . Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera : 94.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Tamba submicacea Walker, 1869. Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera : 94.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [INDIA]: [Varanasi] Benares, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

T. submicacea is a junior subjective synonym of Focilla decolor Walker, 1865, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 33: 1029.

Poole (1989) included TAMBA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included OBDORA Walker, 1869 as a junior synonym of TAMBA Walker, 1869.

Poole (1989) included 67 species in the genus TAMBA.

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