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

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Genus:
Achatia Hübner, 1813 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : pl.[194].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Achatia distincta Hübner, 1813. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl.[194], figs 1-4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.A.]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ACHATIA in the subfamily HADENINAE.

Poole (1989) included ASTRAPETIS Hübner, 1821; and ASTRAPETES Agassiz, 1847 as junior synonyms of ACHATIA Hübner, 1813.

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Junior name(s):
Achalia ; Hübner, 1825: 91.
Achatea ; Curtis, 1826: 117.
Astrapetes ; Agassiz, 1846: 9.
Astrapetis Hübner, 1821: [3].


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