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

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Genus:
Tanocryx Viette, 1965 . Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 70 : 86.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Acronycta pseudobamra Rothschild, 1924. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9), 14: 312.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: Diego Suarez, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included TANOCRYX in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus TANOCRYX.

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