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

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Genus:
Acanthopteroctetes Braun, 1921 . Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 73 : 22.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ACANTHOPTEROCTETOIDEA : ACANTHOPTEROCTETIDAE

Type-species:
Acanthopteroctetes tripunctata Braun, 1921. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 73: 23.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
ACANTHOPTEROCTETES Braun, 1921, was designated as the type-genus for the new family ACANTHOPTEROCTETIDAE by Davis 1978, Smithsonian contributions to Zoology (No. 251) : 95.

ACANTHOPTEROCTETES was included within the family ACANTHOPTEROCTETIDAE by Kristensen (1999).

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