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

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Genus:
Avittonia Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 496.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Avittonia albidentata Hampson, 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 496.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female SINGAPORE: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CYRTANDRA Poepke, 1941 as a junior synonym of AVITTONIA Hampson, 1926.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus AVITTONIA.

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