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

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Genus:
Ancistris Mabille, 1898 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 66 : 225.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Ancistris saturnina Mabille, 1898. Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 66: 225.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (? Depository).. (not found by Viette & Fletcher, 1968, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 21: 410)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ANCISTRIS

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