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

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Genus:
Argidia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 345.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena tomyris Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 123, pl.262, figs F. G.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1929. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 459.

Type specimens:
Holotype SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included AZIRISTA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of ARGIDIA Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 19 species in the genus ARGIDIA.

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