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

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Genus:
Acronyctodes Edwards, 1884 . Papilio 4 : 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Acronyctodes insignita Edwards, 1884. Papilio 4: 78.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male MEXICO: Vera Cruz, (AMNH, New York)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Rindge, 1985

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CALLOPSIODES Warren, 1901 as a junior synonym of ACRONYCTODES Edwards, 1884.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus ACRONYCTODES.

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