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

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Genus:
Asthala Moore, 1882 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 196.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Bocana silenusalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 179.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LAMURA Walker, 1859; BITHIASA Walker, 1865; and ASTHALA Moore, 1882 as junior synonyms of BOCANA Walker, 1859.

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