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

Genus details

Return to list  Search again

Acrognophos Wiltshire, 1967 . Beitr. naturk. Forsch. SüdwDtl. 26 : 168.

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Gnophos iveni Erschoff, 1874. In: Fedchenko, Izv. imp. Obshch. Lyub. Estest. Antrop. Etnogr. im 11(2): 66, pl.4, fig.67. [also 1874, in Fedchenko, Reise in Turkestan 2 (2g): 62, pl.4, fig.67]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R]: [Kirgiziya], Ktschi-Alai Mts. R. Akbura, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Acrognophos was originally proposed as a subgenus of Gnophos Treitschke, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ACROGNOPHOS Wiltshire, 1967; CATASCIA Hübner, 1825; CHELEGNOPHOS Wehrli, 1951; CNESTROGNOPHOS Wehrli, 1951; DICROGNOPHOS Wehrli, 1951; DYSGNOPHOS Wehrli, 1951; GNOPHUS Agassiz, 1847; ORGANOGNOPHOS Wehrli, 2952; PTERYGNOPHOS Wehrli, 1951; RHINOGNOPHOS Wehrli, 1953; RHIPIGNOPHOS Wehrli, 1951; SACROGNOPHOS Wehrli, 1951; SCOTOPTERIX Hübner, 1825; SCOTOPTERYX Agassiz, 1847; TRILOBIGNOPHOS Wehrli, 1951; and ZYSTROGNOPHOS as junior synonyms of GNOPHOS Treitschke, 1825.

Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ACROGNOPHOS and included species.

Submit correction/addition