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

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Genus:
Acleros Mabille, 1886 , in Grandidier. Hist. Phys. nat. pol. Madagascar 18(Lép. 2) : pl.54.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Cyclopides leucopyga Mabille, 1877. Bull. Séanc. Soc. ent. Fr. 2: 101.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

In the text published in 1887 (Hist. phys. nat. pol. Madagascar. 18, Lép. 1 : 347) Mabille again placed only the above species [leucopyga] in this genus.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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