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

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Genus:
Antigastra Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 274 [key], 419.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Botys catalaunalis Duponchel, 1883. In: Godart & Duponchel, Hist. nat. L├ępid. Papillons Fr. 8(2): 330, pl.232, fig.8.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

B. catalaunalis is dated from the wrapper of the part, not from the title-page of the volume which is dated 1831.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats ANTIGASTRA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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