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

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Genus:
Artona Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 439.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : PROCRIDINAE

Type-species:
Artona discivitta Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 440.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: North, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Artona Walker, 1854 was designated as the type-genus for the new tribe Artonini (Zygaenidae - Procridinae), by Tarmann, 1994, Nota Lepidopterologica Supplement 5 : 120.

ARTONA was included within the subfamily ZYGAENIDAE: PROCRIDINAE by Epstein et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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