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

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Genus:
Axia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 249.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
AXIOIDEA : AXIIDAE

Type-species:
Noctua margarita Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.110, fig.514.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Axia was originally placed in the Noctuidae.

AXIA was included within the family AXIIDAE by Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Cimelia Lederer, 1853: 180 (list), 228 (key), 237.
Timia Boisduval, 1828: 101.


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