Athetis obscura (Janse, 1938)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Xyleninae
GENUS Athetis
SPECIES obscura
AUTHOR(Janse, 1938)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONProxenus obscura, spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, 03.ix.1903, leg. G. Burns.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA, Paratype 1♂, TMSA.
STATUS Unavailable name
COMMENTA junior primary homonym of Proxenus obscura Wileman & South, 1920. The objective replacement name is Athetis obscuroides Poole, 1989.
PUBLICATION Janse A. J. T. 1937–1939. The Moths of South Africa. Volume III. Cymatophoridae, Callidulidae and Noctuidae (Partim). - — 3:i–xv, 1–435, pls 1–46.
PAGINATION 264–265, fig. 62; pl. 42, fig. 8; pl. 43, fig. 2