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

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Genus:
Acridotarsa Meyrick, 1893 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 7 : 481 [key], 516.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : TINEINAE

Type-species:
Acridotarsa mylitis Meyrick, 1893. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 7: 517.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included the type-species of ECTINOCAMPA Silvestri, 1944; EMMETOECA Meyrick, 1921; HOLACARTA Meyrick, 1917; PARACLYSTIS Meyrick, 1915; PASSALACTIS Meyrick, 1935; and PLASTOPOLYPUS Silvestri, 1920 in the genus ACRIDOTARSA Meyrick, 1893.

Robinson (2001) included 7 species in the genus.

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