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

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Genus:
Arboricornus Hampson, 1894 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2 : 164, 258.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Arboricornus ruber Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 258, fig.146.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [INDIA]: [Assam, Nagas, 6000 ft, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Further information in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1: 56.

Poole (1989) included ARBORICORNIS Hampson, 1908 as a junior synonym of ARBORICORNUS Hampson, 1894. Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus ARBORICORNUS

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Junior name(s):
Arboricornis ; Hampson, 1908: 358.


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