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

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Genus:
Apisa Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (4) : 916.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : SYNTOMINAE

Type-species:
Apisa canescens Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 917.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SOUTH AFRICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

Apisa was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it was placed in the Arctiidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 220; and was placed in the Thyretidae by Kiriakoff, 1960, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 214 (E): 49.


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