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

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Genus:
Athaumasta Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : 380.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Polia expressa Lederer, 1855. Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 5: 109, pl.1, fig.8. [(of Thaumasta Staudinger, 1871)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [U.S.S.R.]: Siberia Altai Mts, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Athaumasta was proposed as the objective replacement name for Thaumasta Staudinger, 1871.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus ATHAUMASTA

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Junior name(s):
Thaumasta Staudinger, 1871: 79.


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