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

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Genus:
Atypha Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 213.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena pulmonaris Esper, 1790. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 4(2) Abschnitt 1): pl.151, fig.5. [; [1798-1805], ibidem: 499]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1909. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 8: 299.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male GERMANY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Further information in Nye, 1975 1: 69.

Incorrect type-species: Kocak, 1980, Communs Fac. Sci. Univ. Ankara (C) 24: 36, has stated that the type-species should be Noctua ochroleuca [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, by subsequent designation by Stephens, 1835, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata): 408. At this reference Stephens included only one species, ochroleuca, in his usage of Atypha but he did not indicate that he considered it to be the type-species.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ATYPHA.

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Junior name(s):
Paratypha Koçak, 1980: 37.


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