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

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Genus:
Anchoscelis Guenée, 1839 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 8 : 483.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua nitida Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 86. [(but included by Guenée as `nitida Fab.', an incorrect authorship)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1841. In: d'Orbigny, Dict. univl Hist. Nat. 1: 473.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ANCHOSCELIS Guenée, 1839; LEPTOLOGIA Prout, 1901; LYCANADES Franclemont, 1937; ALEXIA Laever, 1979; AGROLITHA Berio, 1980; DELAEVERIA Berio 1980 (as DELAVERIA Berio, 1980); and PROPENISTRA Berio, 1980 as junior synonyms of AGROCHOLA Hübner, 1821.

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Junior name(s):
Anchocelis ; Stephens, 1850: 77.


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