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

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Genus:
Mastiphanes Grote, 1882 . New Check List N. Am. Moths : 23.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Acronycta xylinoides Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 5: 56. [(but included by Grote as xyliniformis Guenée, an unnecessary replacement name)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1895. Abh. naturw. Ver. Bremen. 14: 55. [(but cited as xyliniformis Guenée)]

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female [U.S.A.]: Georgia, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Acronycta xyliniformis Guenée, 1852, ibidem 7: 400 is an unnecessary replacement name for A. xylinoides.

Both are junior subjective synonyms of Acronycta longa Guenée, 1852, 1 ibidem 5: 54.

Poole (1989) included ACRONYCTA Treitschke, 1825; APATELE Hübner, 1822; ARCTOMYSCIS Hübner, 1820 (as ARCTOMYCIS Hübner, 1820); CHAMAEPORA Warren, 1909; COMETA Sodoffsky, 1837; CUSPIDIA Chapman, 1890; EULONCHE Grote, 1873; HYBOMA Hübner, 1820; JOCHEAERA Hübner, 1820; LEPITOREUMA Grote, 1873; MASTIPHANES Grote, 1882; MEGACRONYCTA Grote, 1873; MICROCOELIA Guenée, 1852; PHARETRA Hübner, 1820; PHILORGYIA Grote, 1896; PLATAPLECTA Butler, 1878; PSEUDEPUNDA Butler, 1890; SEMAPHORA Guenée, 1841; SEMATOPHORA Agassiz, 1847; SUBACRONICTA Kozhantschikov, 1950; TRIAENA Hübner, 1818; TRICHOLONCHE Grote, 1896; and VIMINIA Chapman, 1890 as junior synonyms of ACRONICTA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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