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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Blancharditia Biezanko & Ruffinelli, 1963 . Revta Soc. urug. Ent. 5 : 45.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Angitia directa Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1719. [(of Angitia Walker, 1858)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BRAZIL]: Rio Janeiro, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Blancharditia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Angitia Walker, 1858. Blancharditia was also proposed in a Portuguese translation of the paper also published in 1963 in Agros Pelotas 11(1).

Poole (1989) included ANGITIA Walker, 1858; and BLANCHARDITIA Bienzanko & Rufinelli, 1963 as junior synonyms of DROBETA Walker, 1858.

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to BLANCHARDITIA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Angitia Walker, 1858: 1719.


Submit correction/addition