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

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Genus:
Anachrostis Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 20 [list], 98.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Anachrostis nigripuncta Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 20 (list), 98, pl.162, fig.19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female CEYLON: Pundaloya, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 15 species in the genus ANACHROSTIS

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