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

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Genus:
Atrachea Warren, 1911 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3 : 175.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Spaelotis nitens Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 1: 164.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Yokohama, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 175, was stated on page 173 as 1911 February 8th in both the English and the German editions.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus ATRACHEA.

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