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

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Genus:
Achatis Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 87.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena atriplicis Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 517.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Tams , 1939. Entomologist 72: 136.

Type specimens:
Type EUROPE: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

ACHATIS is a junior objective synonym of TRACHEA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

See: TRACHEA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

Poole (1989) included ACHATIS in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included ACHATIS Billberg, 1820 as a junior synonym of TRACHEA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Senior name:
Trachea Ochsenheimer, 1816: 75.


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