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

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Calathusa Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1645.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Calathusa basicunea Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1645.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 (male & female) [AUSTRALIA]: Sydney & [Qd], Moreton Bay, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Sina Walker, 1865; and Hisbanda Walker, [1866].

Poole (1989) included CALATHUSA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE: SARROTHRIPINAE, which are included as a tribe within the NOLIDAE: CHLOEPHORINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included SINA Walker, 1865; and STENEUGOA Hampson, 1914 as junior synonyms of CALATHUSA Walker, 1858.

Poole (1989) included 31 species in the genus CALATHUSA.

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