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

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Genus:
Acantuerta Hampson, 1907 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 19 : 241.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Tuerta thomensis Jordan, 1904. Novit. zool. 11: 445.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [SAO TOME I., WEST AFRICA]: St. Thomé, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus ACANTUERTA.

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