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

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Genus:
Arthroschista Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 47 [list], 168.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Margaronia hilaris Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 532.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Arthroschista was established without any indication that it was a new generic name; it was used again without comment by Hampson, 1896, Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4: 348; and its authorship attributed to `Warren MS' by Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. Univ. Mus. 2: 500.


Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats ARTHROSCHISTA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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