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

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Genus:
Antachara Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1740.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Antachara rotundata Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1741.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC]: St. Domingo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. rotundata is a junior subjective synonym of Xylophasia diminuta Guenée, 1852, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 5: 141.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus ANTACHARA.

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