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

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Genus:
Acigona Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 342.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena manto Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 15, pl.10, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 524.

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) and Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

ACIGONA has recently been used, wrongly, in the PYRALIDAE, CRAMBINAE, following the designation of the incorrect type-species Tinea cicatricella Hübner, [1824], by Bleszynski & Collins, 1962, Acta zool. cracov. 7: 198.

See also: ACIGONIA Hübr, [1826]; ACOGONA Agassiz, 1847.

Poole (1989) included ACIGONA Hübner, 1825; and GALAPHA Walker, 1858 as junior synonyms of EUCLYSTIS Hübner, 1823.

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Junior name(s):
Acigonia ; Hübner, 1826: 57.
Acogona ; Agassiz, 1847: 4, 5.


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