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

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Genus:
Ituna Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 480.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Ituna cingulata Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 481.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) HONDURAS: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Ituna Doubleday, 1847, in Doubleday & Westwood, Genera diurnal Lepid. 1: 113, - Lepid., Nymphalidae. The objective replacement name is Tuina Butler, 1877.

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Senior name:
Tuina Butler, 1877: 326.


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