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

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Genus:
Ballatha Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1214.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Ballatha laeta Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1215.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 284.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 females [INDIA]: North Hindostan; Hindostan, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus BALLATHA.

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Junior name(s):
Hyposcota Hampson, 1912: xiii (index), 460.


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