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

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Genus:
Ania Stephens, 1831 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 3 : 321.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena emarginata Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 524.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2(Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 104.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Not preoccupied by * Ania, Stephens, 1824, in Shaw, Gen. Zool. 12 (2): 212 - Aves, which was first published as a junior synonym of Oidemia Fleming, 1822, and has not subsequently been treated as an available name under Article 11(d) of the Code.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANDRAGRUPOS Hampson, 1891; ANIA Stephens, 1831; ANTEOIS Warren, 1900; APHROGENEIA Gumppenberg, 1896; ARGIA Gumppenberg, 1890; ARGYROSCELIA Warren, 1907; ARRHOSTIA Hübner, 1825 [December 31]; BRACHYPROTA Warren, 1897; CACORISTA Warren, 1899; CARPHOXERA Riley, 1891; CYSTEOPHORA Hulst, 1900; DEINOPYGIA Warren, 1904; EUPHENOLIA Grossbeck, 1907; GNIDIA Gumppenberg, 1890; GONIACIDALIA Packard, 1873; HEMIPOGON Warren, 1897; HIRTHESTES Dognin, 1914; HYRIA Stephens, 1829; HYRIOGONA Warren, 1900; JANARDA Moore, 1888; LEPTACME Warren, 1897; LOBURA Warren, 1906; NEOCHRYSA Warren, 1900; OMOPERA Warren, 1906; PAREUPITHEX Warren, 1907; PELAGIA Gumppenberg, 1890; POGONOGYA Warren, 1900; POLYGRAPHODES Warren, 1897; PROSPASTA Warren, 1900; PTENOPODA Hulst, 1896; PTYCHOPODA Curtis, 1826; PYCTIS Hübner, 1825; PYTHODORA Meyrick, 1886; SCHEMATORHAGES Warren, 1905; STERRHA Hübner, 1825 [December 31]; SYNOMILA Hulst, 1896; THYSANOTRICHA Warren, 1903; XENOCENTRIS Meyrick, 1889; and ZEUCTONEURA Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of IDAEA Treitschke, 1825.

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