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

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Anoba Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1844.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Anoba trigonoides Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1845.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(But cited as *`Onoba' an incorrect original spelling)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BRAZIL]: Rio Janeiro, (UM, Oxford)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Anoba was the spelling used for the generic heading and in the index on page 1864. * Onoba used for the new species, was an inadvertent error.

Poole (1989) included GALAPHA Walker, 1858; TEPHRIAS Wallengren, 1860; BAXAGHA Walker, 1865; and BESSACTA Warren, 1912 as junior synonyms of ANOBA Walker, 1958. Poole (1989) included 42 species in the genus ANOBA.

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Junior name(s):
Onoba ; Walker, 1858: 1845.

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