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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Antapistis Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 341.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Capnodes leucospila Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1076.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [JAMAICA, BRAZIL]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Antapistis was briefly described and so made nomenclaturally available from 1825 but the only, originally included name * A. mixtalis was and still remains without any description or indication. There has hitherto been no other associated specific name, so, in order to place this genus, C. leucospila, which conforms with Hübner's generic description, has now been included.

See also: Nazuda Walker, 1865.

Poole (1989) included NAZUDA Walker, 1865 as a junior synonym of ANTAPISTIS Hübner, 1825.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus ANTAPISTIS

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

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


Submit correction/addition