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

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Anthocitta Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 259.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena capensis Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 109, pl.167, fig.C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 110.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Nye (1975) stated:-

But this was probably an error as the species illustrated is not known to occur in Africa but is widespread in equitorial South America.

See also: Hypogramma Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included ACOLASIS Hübner, 1821; ANTHOCITTA Hübner, 1823; COENOPETA Agassiz, 1847; HYPOGRAMMA Guenée, 1852; and EUDIPNA Walker, 1856 as junior synonyms of COENIPETA Hübner, 1818.

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