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

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Genus:
Tathodelta Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 32 [list], 135.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Tathodelta purpurascens Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 32 (list), 135, pl.168 fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female CEYLON: Pundaloya [1 male] & [1 female] Dickoya, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus TATHODELTA.

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