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

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Genus:
Challa Moore, 1879 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879 : 398.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Challa discalis Moore, 1879. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 399, pl.32, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 359.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) HIMALAYAS: north-west, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

C. discalis is a junior subjective synonym of Challa bimaculata Moore, 1879, ibidem 1879: 398.

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