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

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Genus:
Taveta Fawcett, 1916 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1916 : 718.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Taveta syrinx Fawcett, 1916. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 718, pl.1, fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female [KENYA]: Kedai, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus TAVETA.

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