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

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Genus:
Arsacia Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1259.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Arsacia saturatalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1260.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [WEST MALAYSIA]: [Malaya], Penang, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. saturatalis is a junior subjective synonym of Midea rectalis Walker, 1863.

See also: Notocyma Snellen, 1872; and Amblyzancla Turner, 1936.

Poole (1989) included MIDEA Walker, 1863; NOTOCYMA Snellen, 1872; and AMBLYZANCLA Turner, 1936 as junior synonyms of ARSACIA Walker, 1866.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ARSACIA.

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Junior name(s):
Midea Walker, 1863: 21.


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