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

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Genus:
Acrolophus Poey, 1832 . Centurie Lépid. Ile Cuba : Num. [20].

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : ACROLOPHINAE

Type-species:
Acrolophus vitellus Poey, 1832. Centurie Lépid. Ile Cuba : Num.[20], figs.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walsingham , 1887. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 147.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Daulia Walker, 1863.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The inclusion of a second nominal species, Pinaris hamiferella Hübner, 1825, when Acrolophus was established, has been overlooked by some authors.

See also: Daulia Walker, 1863.

ACROLOPHUS was included within the family ACROLOPHIDAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Daulia Walker, 1863: 4.
Ortholophus Walsingham, 1887: 140 (key),169.


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