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

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Genus:
Astridia Kiriakoff, 1948 . Bull. Annls Soc. r. ent. Belg. 84 : 267.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Sphecosoma angustata Möschler, 1878. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 27: 634, pl.8, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Astridia is a junior objective synonym of Pleurosoma Orfila, 1935.

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Senior name:
Pleurosoma Orfila, 1935: 178.


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