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

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Genus:
Acraephnes Turner, 1947 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 72 : 144 [key], 153. [[144 (key, as *Acraephanes)]]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Acraephnes nivea Turner, 1947. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 72: 153.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

In addition to the Greek derivation being given, Acraephnes was the spelling used for the heading of the generic description and for each of the two originally included nominal species.

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Junior name(s):
Acraephanes ; Turner, 1947: 144 (key).


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