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

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Genus:
Acanthophora Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 320 [key], 365.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Acanthophora graefii Hulst, 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 365.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of ACANTHOPHORA Sollas, 1873, Q. Jl geol. Soc. Lond. 29: 79 - Spongida. The objective replacement name is ACANTHOTOCA Fletcher, 1979 3: 2.

See: ACANTHOTOCA Fletcher, 1979.

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Senior name:
Acanthotoca Fletcher, 1979: 2.


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