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

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Genus:
Anthracia Hampson, 1913 , in Hampson. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 13 : 207.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unavailable Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

This genus was correctly attributed to Hübner, [1823], by Guenée, 1852, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 7: 18. Guenée was not proposed a new genus; he was adding two new species to Anthracia Hübner, [1852]. Hampson, 1913, was incorrect in designating Antrtacia coracias Guenée, 1852 as the type-species of * Anthracia Guenée, 1852.

See: ANTHRACIA Hübner, [1823] 1816.

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Senior name:
Anthracia Hübner, 1823: 275.


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