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

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Genus:
Adicocrita Prout, 1930 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 16 : 16.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Racheospila araria GuenĂ©e, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 373.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Janse , 1935. Moths S. Afr. 2(3): 278.

Type specimens:
Holotype - female AFRIQUE CENTRALE [SOUTH AFRICA]: Pays des Namaquois, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 16 is stated on page 9, in both the German and English editions, to be 14.i.1930.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus ADICOCRITA.

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