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

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Genus:
Busmadis Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1984.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Phanaspa thermesialis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1211. [(of Phanaspa Walker, [1866])]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [SOUTH AFRICA]: Natal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Busmadis was proposed as the objective replacement name for Phanaspa Walker, [1866].

Poole (1989) included PHANASPA Walker, 1866; BUSMADIS Walker, 1866; and FALCAPYRIS Berio, 1960 as junior synonyms of CERYNEA Walker, 1859.

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Junior name(s):
Phanaspa Walker, 1866: 1211.


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