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

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Genus:
Acanthotoca Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 2.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

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

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [U.S.A.]: Texas, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as a new name for ACANTHOPHORA Hulst, 1896.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus ACANTHOTOCA.

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Junior name(s):
Acanthophora Hulst, 1896: 320 (key), 365.


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