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

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Genus:
Acanthopolia Boursin, 1943 . Z. wien. ent. Ges. 28 : 339.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Apamea cuprina Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 345, pl.38, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype (but fixed as `Type') - male INDIA: Sikkim, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Boursin, 1943, ibidem 28: 338

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

ACANTHOPOLIA in the NOCTUIDAE, HADENINAE is cited here [in Vol. 2] as it was not included in Nye (1975).

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