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

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Genus:
Anorthodes Smith, 1891 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 18 : 114.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Anorthodes prima Smith, 1891. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 18: 115.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.A.]: Fla., Archer; D. C., Washington; O., Columbus, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. prima is a junior subjective synonym of Caradrina tarda Guenée, 1852, in & Guenée, Hist. nat. insectes (Lepid.) 5: 243.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus ANORTHODES

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