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

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Genus:
Atteva Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 526.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : ATTEVIDAE

Type-species:
Atteva niveigutta Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 526.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Atteva Meyrick, 1905 was referred to the Yponomeutidae, Attevinae by Heppner, 1984, 36 Yponomeutidae, Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist : Part 1. Micropterigoidea-Immoidea, p.55.

Atteva was treated in the Yponomeutidae in Nye and Fletcher 1991, 6 : 38.

ATTEVA was included within the subfamily YPONOMEUTIDAE: ATTEVINAE by Dugdale et al., in Kristensen (1999).

Learn more about Attevidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ATTEVA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Scintilla Guenée, 1879: 287.


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