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

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Genus:
Anua Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1788.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Anua amplior Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1789.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [SOUTH AFRICA]: Port Natal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. amplior is a junior subjective synonym of Nephelodes finifascia Walker, 1858, ibidem 15: 1676.

Poole (1989) included OPHIOGENES R.I., 1817; MEROPIS Hübner, 1818; HEMACHRA Sodoffsky, 1837; ANUA Walker, 1858; STENOPIS Mabille, 1880; PERANUA Berio, 1959; SUBANUA Berio, 1959; TRICHANUA Berio, 1954; and PEROPHIUSA Berio, 1959 as junior synonyms of OPHIUSA Ochsenheimer, 1816.


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