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

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Genus:
Acritonia Amsel, 1954 . Ark. Zool. (2) 6 : 270.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Acritonia comeella Amsel, 1954. Ark. Zool. (2), 6: 271, figs 61, 199.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Acritonia was established in the Pyralidae Anerastiinae, part now Pyralidae Peoriinae, part Pyralidae Phycitinae; on the advice of Dr J. Shaffer, Virginia, Acritonia is here placed in the Peoriinae.

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