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

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Genus:
Acolasis Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 256.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena tanais Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 106, pl.68, fig.D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 110.

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ACOLASIS Hübner, 1821; ANTHOCITTA Hübner, 1823; COENOPETA Agassiz, 1847; HYPOGRAMMA Guenée, 1852; and EUDIPNA Walker, 1856 as junior synonyms of COENIPETA Hübner, 1818.

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Junior name(s):
Acolasia ; Hübner, 1826: 36.


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