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

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Genus:
Argyphia Saalmüller, 1891 . Lepid. Madagascar : 411.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Argyphla modesta Saalmüller, 1891. In: Boisduval & Guenée, Lepid. Madagascar : 411, pl.11, fig.188.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Berio , 1966. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 76: 49.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype MADAGASCAR: N.W., Nossi-Bé I., (FNS, Frankfurt)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. modesta is a junior subjective synonym of Orthosia arcifora Mabille, 1881, Bull. Soc. ent. Belg. 1881: lvi.

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

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Junior name(s):
Agryphia ; Neave, 1939: 96.


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