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

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Genus:
Antasia Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 366.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Darantasia mundiferaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1743. [(of Darantasia Walker, 1863)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: South Australia, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

D. mundiferaria is a junior subjective synonym of Tephrina flavicapitata Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lepid.) 10: 98.

Antasia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Darantasia Walker, [1863].

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus ANTASIA.

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Junior name(s):
Darantasia Walker, 1863: 1743.


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