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

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Genus:
Tatorinia Butler, 1875 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 16 : 408.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Tatorinia burrowsii Butler, 1875. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4), 16: 408.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SOUTH AFRICA: Natal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

T. burrowsii is a junior subjective synonym of Gracilodes fumipennis Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2 (Abt. 2): pl. 119, fig. 29.

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

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus TATORINIA.

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Junior name(s):
Tatorhinia ; Holland, 1894: 114.


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