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

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Genus:
Mittochista ; Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1685.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

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

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Miltochrista Hübner, [1819].

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Senior name:
Miltochrista Hübner, 1819: 166.


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