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

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Genus:
Thalatta Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (13) : 984 [key], 996.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Thalatta precedens Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 996.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1884. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 87.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [INDIA]: Hindostan, (BMNH, London)..

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Thalalta ; Cand├Ęze, 1927: 98.


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