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

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Genus:
Actenia Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 134.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PYRALINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis honestalis Treitschke, 1829. In: Ochsenheimer, Schmett. Eur. 7: 49.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Actenia has been used as the original generic name for species which are now in the Noctuidae.

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Actaenia Ragonot, 1887.

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Junior name(s):
Actaenia Ragonot, 1887: cxxxviii.


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