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

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Anchiroe Saalmüller, 1891 . Lepid. Madagascar : 350.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Anchiroe flavofimbria Saalmüller, 1891. In: Boisduval & Guenée, Lepid. Madagascar : 350, pl.13, fig.231.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 497.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female MADAGASCAR: S.-Betsileo-Lande, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Anchiroe was cited as *'Anchiroa', an incorrect original spelling, in the caption to pl. 10, fig. 167. In the text, index and caption to fig. 231, the correct spelling has been used.

Poole (1989) included MOTAMA Moore, 1882; ANCHIROE Saalmüller, 1891; and ANCHIRRHOE Bertkau, 1892 as junior synonyms of LITHACODIA Hübner, 1818.

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Junior name(s):
Anchirrhoe ; Bertkau, 1892: 188.

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