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

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Genus:
Oroba Walker, 1863 . J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 7 : 81.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Oroba surrigens Walker, 1863. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 81.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 194

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

O. surrigens is a junior subjective synonym of Avitta subsignans Walker, 1858.

See also: Avitta Walker, 1858.

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

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