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

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Genus:
Acoloithus Clemens, 1860 . Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 1860 : 539.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : PROCRIDINAE

Type-species:
Acoloithus falsarius Clemens, 1860. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 12: 540.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: Penn[sylvania], Ill[inois], Mt Kennicott, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Zygaenidae in Wikipedia.

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