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

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Genus:
Apsarasa Moore, 1867 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867 : 665.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Noctua radians Westwood, 1848. Cabinet orient. Ent. : 58, pl.28, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: Assam, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. radians was originally described in the subgenus * Apatela, an incorrect subsequent spelling of Apatele Hübner, 1822.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus APSARASA

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