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

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Genus:
Arctata Roepke, 1949 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 100 : 50.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Nyctemera arctata Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1664.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Hindostan; [Assam], [Cherrapunji] Cherra Poonjee, (? Depository)..

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

Arctata was established as a subgenus of Nyctemera Hübner, [1820].

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