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

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Genus:
Ardonipsa Dyar, 1912 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 42 : 50.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Ardonipsa melas Dyar, 1912. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 42: 50.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MEXICO: Cuernavaca, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A. melas is a junior subjective synonym of Ctenucha dolens Druce, 1897, Biologia cent. -am. (Zool.) Lepid.-Heterocera 2:360, pl.73, fig.4.

See also Stenucha Hampson, 1901, and Zamolis Dyar, 1910.


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