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

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Genus:
Acalyphes Turner, 1926 . Pap. Proc. R. Soc. Tasm. 1925 : 94.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ARCHIEARINAE

Type-species:
Acalyphes philorites Turner, 1926. Pap. Proc. R. Soc. Tasm. 1925: 94.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male, 1 female [AUSTRALIA]: Tasmania, Cradle Mountain (3000ft), (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:

Placed in LARETIINAE in GNMW Vol. 3. Listed in ASRCHIERINAE by McQuillan, P.B. & Edwards, E.D., 1996 in Nielsen, E.C. et al. Checklist of Lepidoptera of Australia Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera 4: 529pp. illustr. CSIRO and Parsons et al. (1999, in Scoble).

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus ACALYPHES.

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