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

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Genus:
Anticarsia Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 26.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Anticarsia gemmatalis Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 26, figs 153, 154.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 44.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included AZAZIA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of ANTICARSIA Hübner, 1818. Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus ANTICARSIA

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