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

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Genus:
Arnophila Mabille, 1880 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (5) 9 : 309. [(but attributed to Guérin-Méneville, an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Agarista stellata Guérin-Méneville, 1844. Iconog. Régne Anim. Cuvier 3(Insectes): 493.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited as *stella, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

See also: Anaphela Walker, 1855.

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