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

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Genus:
Antipha Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (4) : 778 [key], 806.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Antipha costalis Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 806.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 456.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Incorrect type-species designation: Lacida antica Walker, 1855, a nominal species not originally included in Antipha Walker, and not linked with one of the originally included names when cited by Moore, [1883] 1882-3, Lepid. Ceylon 2: 80.

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