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

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Genus:
Allata Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 110.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : EPIPASCHIINAE

Type-species:
Allata penicillata Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 111.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Allata Walker, 1862, J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 6: 140 - Lepid., Notodontidae.

There is no objective replacement name but A. penicillata was stated by Hampson, 1896, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896: 464, to be a junior subjective synonym of Lamida moncusalis Walker, [1859], the type-species of Lamida Walker, [1859]; the latter is thus available for use as a subjective replacement name.

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Senior name:
Lamida Walker, 1859: 252.


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