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

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Genus:
Astonycha Turner, 1920 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 44 : 129 [key], 131.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Astonycha litarga Turner, 1920. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 44: 131.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: Qd, Rosewood, (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ASTONYCHA.

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