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

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Exantongila Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 74.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Desmeocraera antongilensis Viette, 1955. Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 24: 221, figs 1-3. [(of Antongila Kiriakoff, 1958)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: north-eastern, Maroantsetra, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Prof. Dr S.G. Kiriakoff was informed of the homonymy and has agreed to the proposal of this replacement name.

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Junior name(s):
Antongila Kiriakoff, 1958: 224.

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