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

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Genus:
Catabapta Hulst, 1884 . Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 7 : 49.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Ephesia antinympha Hübner, 1823. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 278.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1913. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 12: 11.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype [U.S.A.]: Mew York, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

E. antinympha was the name propsed for Phalaena paranympha Linnaeus sensu Drury, 1773, Illust. nat. Hist. exot. Insects 1 (1770): 49, pl. 23, fig.6, but without scientific names until the Index was issued with 2 (1773).

Poole (1989) included HEMIGEOMETRA Haworth, 1809; EPHESIA Hübner, 1818; LAMPROSIA Hübner, 1821; BLEPHARIDIA Hübner, 1822; ASTIOTES Hübner, 1823; CORISCE Hübner, 1823; EUCORA Hübner, 1823; EUNETIS Hübner, 1823; MORMONIA Hübner, 1823; BLEPHARONIA Hübner, 1825; ANDREWSIA Grote, 1882; CATABAPTA Hulst, 1884; and ANDREUSIA Hampson, 1913 as junior synonyms of CATOCALA Schrank, 1802.

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