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

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Sciatta Walker, 1869 , in Chapman. Proc. nat. Hist. Soc. Glasgow 1 : 337.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Sciatta inconcisa Walker, 1869. In: Chapman, Proc. nat. Hist. Soc. Glasgow 1: 338.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [ZAIRE] CONGO: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Sciatta was not placed in a family when it was established; it was placed in the Arctiidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 233; it is here transferred to the Noctuidae, Ophiderinae and placed near Schalidomitra Strand, 1911.

Poole (1989) did not assign SCIATTA to a subfamily.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus SCIATTA.

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