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

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Genus:
Acolutha Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 393.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Emmelesia pictaria Moore, 1888. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 267.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) INDIA: Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 9 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ACOLUTHA.

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