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

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Genus:
Astasia Harris, 1841 . Rep. Insects Mass. injurious to Vegn : 317 [footnote].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : APATELODINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena torrefacta Smith, 1797. In: Smith & Abbot, Nat. Hist. lepid. Ins. Georgia 2: 151, pl.76.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A junior homonym of Astasia Ehrenberg, 1830, Beitr. Kennt. Orgn Infusorien ... Sibirien: 38 (as a separate); 1832, Abh. preuss. Akad. Wiss. 1830: 38, - Protozoa. The objective replacement name is Apatelodes Packard, 1864.


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Senior name:
Apatelodes Packard, 1864: 353.


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