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

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Genus:
Archana Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (33) : 1097.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Archana certa Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1098.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [BRAZIL]: [R. Amazon], Santarem, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. certa is a junior subjective synonym of Orthogramma coppryi Guenée, 1852, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 3: 348.

Poole (1989) included ARCHANA Walker, 1866 as a junior synonym of EPITAUSA Walker, 1857.

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Junior name(s):
Orthogramma Guenée, 1852: 347.


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