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

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Genus:
Azazia Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1546 [key], 1576.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Ophiusa rubricans Boisduval, 1833. Nouv. Annls Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 2: 254.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

O. rubricans was also proposed in 1883 in Faune ent. Madagascar (Lépid.): 106, pl. 16, fig. 1.

Poole (1989) included AZAZIA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of ANTICARSIA Hübner, 1818.

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