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

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Genus:
Asaphes Turner, 1945 . Mem. Qd Mus. 12 : 155.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Asaphes asemantica Turner, 1945. Mem. Qd Mus. 12: 155.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) AUSTRALIA: Queensland, Cape York, (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Asaphes Walker, 1834, Ent. Mag. 2: 151, -Hymenoptera. The objective replacement name is Paventia Rossi, 1958.

See: PAVENTIA Rossi, 1958.

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Senior name:
Paventia Rossi, 1958: 42.


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