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

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Genus:
Asticta Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 266.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Noctua procax Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.109, fig.510.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Included by Hübner as 'proclivis Hübner', an unjustified emendation.

See also: Toxocampa Guenée, 1841.

Asticta Hübner [1823] 1816 was treated as a valid genus being revalidated by Beck 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 30.

Poole (1989) included ASTICTA Hübner, 1823; TOXOCAMPA Guenée, 1841; and ECCRITA Lederer, 1857 as junior synonyms of LYGEPHILA Billberg, 1820. ECCRITA Lederer, 1857 was treated as a valid genus, revalidated by Beck, 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 30


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