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

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Genus:
Achrosis Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 539.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Achrosis pyrrhularia Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 539.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [INDIA]: Inde centrale [central India], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: PAGRASA Walker, 1861.

ACHROSIS Guenée, 1857 is a valid genus (Gen. Rev.) being revalidated by Holloway, 1993, Malayan Nature Journal 47 (1-2) : 27.

Parsons et al. (1999) included CELESDERA Walker, 1863 [February 14]; ISNISCA Walker, 1863 [February 14]; OMIZA Walker, 1860 [March 10]; OSICERDA Walker, 1861 [December 14]; PAGRASA Walker, 1861 [December 14; SABARIA Walker, 1859; and ZOMIA Moore, 1868 as junior synonyms of ACHROSIS Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 39 species and 5 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ACHROSIS.

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