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

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Genus:
Aconcagua Rindge, 1983 . Bull. amer. Mus. nat. Hist. 175(2) : 242.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ceratonyx fessa Rindge, 1975. Am. Mus. Novit. 2564: 17, figs 7, 16, 29, 34.

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CHILE: Nuble Province, Las Trancas, mountains in Chillan area, (AMNH, New York)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus ACONCAGUA.

Pitkin (2002) included Aconcagua Rindge, 1983 as a junior synonym of Marcodava Walker, [1863] 1862.

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