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

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Genus:
Auzata Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1620.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : DREPANINAE

Type-species:
Auzata semipavonaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1620.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Hindostan, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Geometridae, but has since been transferred to the Drepanidae; the first published reference to its use in this family appears to have been by Butler, 1886, Illust. typical Specimens Lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus. 6: vii, 18.


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