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

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Colabata Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1736.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Colabata lineosa Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1737.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

C. lineosa is a junior subjective synonym of Andriasa marginalis Walker, 1856, ibidem 7: 1736. Colabata was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it was placed in the Eupterotidae by Schaus, 1924, Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 65: 42; and in the Bombycidae, Zanolinae, now Apatelodidae, by Draudt, 1929, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 707.

COLABATA was included within the subfamily BOMBYCIDAE: APATELODINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999

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Junior name(s):
Ephoria Herrich-Schäffer, 1858: 11.

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