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

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Genus:
Akesina Moore, 1888 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1888 : 395.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ANOMOEOTIDAE

Type-species:
Akesina basalis Moore, 1888. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 396.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: [Himachal Pradesh], Dharmsala, (? Depository)..

Notes:
:Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Akesina was established in the Psychidae; it was placed in the Zygaenidae: Phaudinae by Hampson, [1893] 1892, Fauna Br. India (Moths) 1: 286; and placed in the Zygaenidae: Anomoeotinae, now Anomoeotidae, by Hering, 1937, Revue Zool. Bot. afr. 29: 256.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Akesina was established in the Psychidae; it was placed in the Zygaenidae: Anomoeotinae by Hering, 1937, Revue zool. Bot. afr. 29: 256.


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Junior name(s):
Anesina ; Kirby, 1892: 504.


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