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

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Genus:
Angitia Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1719.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Angitia directa Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1719.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type BRAZIL: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Angitia Holmgren, 1858 [June 9th], K. svenska Vetens-Akad. Handl. 2 (8): 106, - Hymenoptera. The objective replacement name is Blancharditia Biezanko & Ruffinelli, 1963.

See: BLANCHARDITIA Biezanko & Ruffinelli, 1963.

Poole (1989) included ANGITIA Walker, 1858; and BLANCHARDITIA Bienzanko & Rufinelli, 1963 as junior synonyms of DROBETA Walker, 1858.

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Senior name:
Blancharditia Biezanko & Ruffinelli, 1963: 45.


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