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

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Genus:
Polacanthopoda Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : xviii [index], 573.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Hespagarista tigrina Druce, 1882. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 788, pl.60, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [NIGERIA] & CAMEROUN: Calabar, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus POLACANTHOPODA.

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