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

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Genus:
Acidon Hampson, 1896 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4 : 462.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Acidon paradoxa Hampson, 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 462, fig.247.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BHUTAN: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

This genus was originally placed in the ACIDON.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

ACIDON was established in the ACIDON; it was transferred to the NOCTUIDAE by Kiriakoff, 1968, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 217 (C): 2.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus.

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