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

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Genus:
Acsala Benjamin, 1935 . Can. Ent. 67 : 195.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Acsala anomala Benjamin, 1935. Can. Ent. 67: 196.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: Alaska, Yukon, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Acsala was established in the Arctiidae; it was transferred to the Lymantriidae by Fergusson, 1978, in Dominick, Moths Am. N. of Mexico 22 (2): 15, [in error]

ACSALA was included within the subfamily ARCTIIDAE: LITHOSIINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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