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

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Genus:
Asthana Walker, 1862 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1 : 100.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Asthana erecta Walker, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 101.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 181.

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BRAZIL, GUIANA]: `unknown', (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Rethma Walker, 1866.

Poole (1989) included POESULA Walker, 1858; ASTHANA Walker, 1862; and RETHMA Walker, 1866 as junior synonyms of DEINOPA Walker, 1856.


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Junior name(s):
Asthate ; Schultze & K√ľkenthal, 1926: 307.


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