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

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Genus:
Acidaliastis Hampson, 1896 , in Walsingham & Hampson. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 : 267.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Acidaliastis micra Hampson, 1896. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 267, pl.10, fig.20.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SOUTH YEMEN: Aden, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the LAREN|TIINAE, but has since been transferred to the GEOMETRINAE, where it was placed by Prout, 1913, in Wagner, Lepid. Cat. 14: 168.

Parsons et al. (1999) included MIXEOPHANES Prout, 1912 as a junior synonym of ACIDALIASTIS Hampson, 1896.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ACIDALIASTIS.

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Junior name(s):
Acidialastis ; Rungs, 1943: 171.


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