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

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Genus:
Chamaita Walker, 1862 . J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 6 : 121.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Chamaita trichopteroides Walker, 1862. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6: 122.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (? Depository)..

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

See also: Homopsyche Butler, 1882.

CHAMAITA was included within the subfamily ARCTIIDAE: LITHOSIINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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