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

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Genus:
Ancara Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1714.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Ancara replicans Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1715.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 223.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male BORNEO: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ANCAROIDES Bethune-Baker, 1906 as a junior synonym of ANCARA Walker, 1858.

Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus ANCARA

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