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

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Genus:
Arxama Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1183.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Arxama subcervinalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1184.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Arxama was established in the Herminidae, now Noctuidae Hypeninae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Hydrocampinae, now Nymphulinae, by Hampson, 1897, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1897: 137.


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

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