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

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Astylis Boisduval, 1872 . Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 15 : 94.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena bellatrix Stoll, 1780. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 32, pl.305, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 46.

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

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Crinodes Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Astylis was established in the Adelocephalidae, now Saturniidae, Ceratocampinae; it was placed in the Notodontidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 616.

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Senior name:
Crinodes Herrich-Schäffer, 1855: 91.

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