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

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Genus:
Anarta Ochsenheimer, 1816 . Schmett. Eur. 4 : 90.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena myrtilli Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 311.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Samouelle , 1819. Entomologists useful Compendium : 252.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SWEDEN: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Charelia Sodoffsky, 1837 is an unjustifiable emendation, not an objective replacement name of Anarta Ochsenheimer; Kocak, 1981, Priamus 1 (3) : 109.

Poole (1989) included CHARELIA Sodoffsky, 1837 as a junior synonym of ANARTA Ochsenheimer, 1816. Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus ANARTA.

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Junior name(s):
Charelia Sodoffsky, 1837: 88.


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