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

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Genus:
Attatha Moore, 1878 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 847.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Hypercompa regalis Moore, 1872. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 575, pl.33, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype INDIA: Northern, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 155 (as type)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus ATTATHA.

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