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

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Genus:
Anytus Grote, 1873 . Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1 : 144.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Xylina sculpta Grote, 1873. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1: 114, pl.3, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 27.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) U.S.A.: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; New York, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Anytus Stål, 1865, Hemiptera Africana 3: 74, -Hemiptera. The objective replacement name is Sutyna Todd, 1958.

See: SUTYNA Todd, 1958.

Poole (1989) included ANYTUS Grote, 1873 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of SUTYNA Todd, 1958.

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Senior name:
Sutyna Todd, 1958: 154.


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