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

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Genus:
Antha Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 448.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Antha pretiosa Staudinger, 1892. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 6: 448, pl.7, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [U.S.S.R.]: Amur district, Baranowka, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. pretiosa is a junior subjective synonym of Leptina grata Butler, 1881, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881: 172.

Poole (1989) included ANODONTODES Hampson, 1895 as a junior synonym of ANTHA Staudinger, 1892

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus ANTHA.

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