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

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Genus:
Aquis Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1652.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Aquis viridisquama Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1652.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Dimirica Walker, [1863].

Poole (1989) included BANTANA Walker, 1863; and DIMIRICA Walker, 1863 as junior synoynms of AQUIS Walker, 1858. Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus AQUIS

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