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

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Genus:
Ariathisa Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (33) : 747.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Ariathisa afrosignata Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 747.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. atrosignata is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua excisa Herrich-Schäffer, 1854, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur: Schmett.1(1): wrapper, pl. 27, fig. 129; 1858, ibidem 1: 68.

See also: Eulaphygma Butler, 1890.

Poole (1989) included EULAPHYGMA Butler, 1890 as a junior synonym of ARIATHISA Walker, 1865.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus ARIATHISA.

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