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

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Genus:
Acanthoscelis Warren, 1901 . Novit. zool. 8 : 215.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Acanthoscelis tarsispina Warren, 1901. Novit. zool. 8: 215.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of ACANTHOSCELIS Dejean, 1825, Spec. gén. Coléopt. 1: 402 - Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is XANTHISTHISA Speiser, 1902.

See: XANTHISTHISA Speiser, 1902.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ACANTHOSCELIS Warren, 1901 as a junior synonym of XANTHISTHISA Speiser, 1902.

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Senior name:
Xanthisthisa Speiser, 1902: 141.


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