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

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Genus:
Athysania Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 263.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena chorinea Stoll, 1780. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 42, pl.310, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository).. (not found in RNH, Leiden)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See Todd, 1959, Tech. Bull. U.S. Dep. Agric. 1201: 29. P. chorinea is the spelling in the Dutch text and in the Index 1782, page 248. In the French text the spelling is *'choninea', an incorrect original spelling.

P. chorinea is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

Poole (1989) included ATHYSANIA Hübner, 1823; and DOSA Walker, 1865 as junior synonyms of GONODONTIA Hübner, 1818


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Junior name(s):
Athyania ; Walker, 1858: 946.


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