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

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Genus:
Arpia Schaus, 1896 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 4 : 148.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Arpia janeira Schaus, 1896. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 4: 148.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [BRAZIL]: Rio Janeiro, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Arpia Schaus, 1896 was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Todd & Poole, 1982, Journal of the Lepidopterist's Society 35 (3) : 194.

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

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