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

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Genus:
Argiva Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 272.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena hieroglyphica Drury, 1773. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : 3, Index, pl.2, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 130.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Madras, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Coria Walker, 1866.

Poole (1989) included BYAS Billberg, 1820; NYCTIPAO Hübner, 1823; ARGIVA Hübner, 1823; PATULA Guenée, 1852; BOCANA Walker, 1865; CORIA Walker, 1866; EUPATULA Ragonot, 1894; CRISHNA Kirby, 1897; and CARIONA Swinhoe, 1918 as junior synonyms of EREBUS Latreille, 1810.

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