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

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Genus:
Asthena Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 310.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Geometra candidata Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 110.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Guenée , 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 9: 435.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna region, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ROESSLERIA Breyer, 1869 as a junior synonym of ASTHENA Hübner, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 22 species in the genus ASTHENA.

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Junior name(s):
Roessleria Breyer, 1869: xix.


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