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

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Genus:
Asarta Zeller, 1848 . Isis, Leipzig 1848 : 686.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Phycis aethiopella Duponchel, 1837. In: Godart & Duponchel, Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 10: 283, pl.284, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Ragonot , 1901. Mém. Lépid. 8: 1.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Asarta Zeller, 1848 was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Leraut & Luquet, 1991, Entomologica Gallica 2 (4) : 171.

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Chionea Guenée, 1845.


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