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

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Arsilonche Lederer, 1857 . Noctuinen Eur. : 28, 70.

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phataena albovenosa Goeze, 1781. Ent. Beytr. 3(3): 251.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

but included by Lederer as `venosa Bkh.' i.e. Phalaena venosa Borkhausen, 1792, Naturg. eur. Schmett. 4: 716, an unjustified emendation of P. albovenosa Goeze, 1781, and also a junior homonym of Phalaena venosa Fourcroy, 1785, Ent. Paris.: 266, - Lepidoptera, Notodontidae.

Arsilonche Lederer, 1857 was treated as a valid genus being revalidated by Beck 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 34.

Poole (1989) included CNEPHATA Billberg, 1820; ASEMA Sodoffsky, 1837; ARSILONCHE Lederer, 1857; ABLEPHARON Grote, 1873; and OMMATOSTOLIDEA Benjamin, 1933 as junior synonyms of SIMYRA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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