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

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Genus:
Acibdela Turner, 1906 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 30 : 130.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Nearcha alba Swinhoe, 1902. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 9: 79.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male, 1 female [AUSTRALIA]: Western Australia, Sherlock River, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the MONOCTENANIANAE (now OENOCHROMINAE), but has since been transfered to the GEOMETRIDAE by Turner, 1910, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 35: 572.

See also: LEUCESTHES Warren, 1902.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ACIBDELA Turner, 1906 as a junior synonym of LEUCESTHES Warren, 1902.

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