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

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Genus:
Molybdonycta Sugi, 1979 . Tinea 10(24) : 249.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Acronicta omorii Matsumura, 1926. Insecta matsum. 1: 3, pl.1, fig.2.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Molybdonycta Sugi, 1979 was established to denote a subgenus of Acronicta Ochsenheimer, 1816 and was raised to generic level by Inoue, Sugi, Kuroko, Moriuti and Kawabe, 1982, Moths of Japan Vol. 2: 346.

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