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

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Genus:
Anaphela Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1-3) : 751.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Anaphela luctifera Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 751.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but generic and specific names attributed to Boisduval, an incorrect authorship)]

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

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

See also: Arnophila Mabille, 1879.

Anaphela Walker, 1855 was treated in the Arctiidae by Watson, Fletcher and Nye, 1979 Generic Names Moths World, 2 : 9. Anaphela was referred to the Noctuidae from the Arctiidae by Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical tiger-moths : an illustrated catalogue with generic diagnoses and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera : Arctiidae), p. 22.

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