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

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Genus:
Acanthodelta Hampson, 1908 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 1 : 487.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Acanthodelta distriga Hampson, 1908. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 1: 487.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SOUTH AFRICA: Cape Province, Table Mt, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ACANTHODELTA.

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