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

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Genus:
Aquita Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 200.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : NOLINAE

Type-species:
Aquita horridella Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 200.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 (males & females) AUSTRALIA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. horridella is a junior subjective synonym of Zia tactalis Walker, 1863.

Poole (1989) included ZIA Walker, 1863 as a junior synonym of AQUITA Walker, 1863.
Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus AQUITA.

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Junior name(s):
Zia Walker, 1863: 109.


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