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

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Genus:
Arestha Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (4) : 780 [key], 805.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Arestha antica Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 805.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDONESIA]: JAVA, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A. antica is a junior subjective synonym of Bombyx pennatula Fabricius, 1793, Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 465.

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