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

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Genus:
Achatia Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 4, 6.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom., 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 Opinion 789: 213. Placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No. 1825.

* ACHATIA contained two nomenclaturally unavailable names of which * A. cora Hübner, 1808, ibidem: 4, has been designated and treated as a type-species by Berio, 1957, Memorie Soc. ent. ital. 36: 6.

See: CERMA Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Cerma Hübner, 1818: 14.


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