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

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Genus:
Apistis Hübner, 1823 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : 30.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Apistis fellearis Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 30, figs 379, 380.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 444.

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [BRAZIL]: Bahia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included APISTIS Hübner, 1823; APISTUS Agassiz, 1847; HYPENARIA Guenée, 1852; and PLAXIA Guenée, 1852 as junior synonyms of GORGONE Hübner, 1821.

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Junior name(s):
Apistus ; Agassiz, 1847: 29.


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