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

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Genus:
Amarna Walker, 1857 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (10) : 413 [key], 477.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Amarna discursa Walker, 1857. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 478.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

[The only specimen of this species in BMNH is the holotype without pin-hole data. Related species occur in central and southern America].

Poole (1989) included COSMOPHILA Boisduval, 1833; ANOMUS Agassiz, 1847; GONITIS Guenée, 1852; AMARNA Walker, 1857; RUSICADA Walker, 1858; SCOEDISA Walker, 1858; DEREMMA Walker, 1865; TIRIDATA Walker, 1865; CAPITARIA Walker, 1869; DEINOPALPUS Holland, 1894; MOLOPA Swinhoe, 1902; RISTRA Walker, 1858; and GONOPTERONIA Bethune-Baker, 1906 as junior synonyms of ANOMIS Hübner, 1821.

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