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

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Genus:
Acherdoa Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (32) : 451.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Acherdoa ferraria Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 451.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: Florida, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also VARINA Neumoegen, 1884.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

ACHERDOA was established in the NOTODONTIDAE; it was placed in the NOCTUIDAE by Dyar, [1903] 1902, Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 52: 195.

Poole (1989) included ACHERDOA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included VARINA Neumoegen, 1884 as a junior synonym of ACHERDOA Walker, 1865.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus.

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