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

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Genus:
Tamsita Kiriakoff, 1954 . Revue Zool. Bot. afr. 50 : 185.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Turuptiana ochthoeba Hampson, 1920. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. Suppl. 2: 474, pl.69, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ZAMBIA], N.W. RHODESIA: Solwezi, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Tamsita Kiriakoff, 1954 was treated in the Arctiidae, Arctiinae by Watson, Fletcher and Nye, 1979 Generic Names Moths World, 2 : 188. Tamsita has subsequently referred to the Lymantriidae from the Arctiidae by Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical tiger-moths : an illustrated catalogue with generic diagnoses and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera : Arctiidae), p. 24.

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