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

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Genus:
Archephia Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 88.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Archephia olivacea Hampson, 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 88.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Natal, Durban, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. olivacea is a junior subjective synonym of Polydesma basilinea Hampson, 1902, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2: 359.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ARCHEPHIA

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