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

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Genus:
Acutia Kaye, 1919 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 4 : 89.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Acutia bidensis Kaye, 1919. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9), 4: 90.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

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

A junior homonym of Acutia Ragonot, 1891, Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 10: 539, - Lepid., Pyralidae. The objective replacement name is Atucia Watson, 1980 2: 20.

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Senior name:
Atucia Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980: 20.


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