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

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Genus:
Acharya Moore, 1882 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 185.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Acharya crassicornis Moore, 1882. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 185, pl.6, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BANGLADESH]: [E. Bengal], Silhet, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ACHARYA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus ACHARYA.

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