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

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Genus:
Avitta Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1674.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Avitta subsignans Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1675.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [INDIA]: [Mysore], Canara, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Oroba Walker, [1863].

Poole (1989) included ASTA Walker, 1863; OROBA Walker, 1863; PANTURA Moore, 1885; and IMLEANGA Lucas, 1901 as junior synonyms of AVITTA Walker, 1858.

Poole (1989) included 34 species in the genus AVITTA.

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