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

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Genus:
Acacallis Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 265.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena procus Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 85, pl.149, fig.G.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited as *`procax Cram.', an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ELYGEA Billberg, 1820; LEPTOPHARA Billberg, 1820; TRISSOPHAES Hübner, 1823; OTHREIS Hübner, 1823; MAENAS Hübner, 1823; RHYTIA Hübner, 1823; ACACALLIS Hübner, 1823; OPHIDERES Boisduval, 1832; ACACALIS Agassiz, 1847; OTHRYIS Agassiz, 1847; KHADIRA Moore, 1881; ADRIS Moore, 1881; VANDANA Moore, 1881; ARGADESA Moore, 1881; HALASTUS Butler, 1892; PURBIA Moore, 1881; and EUMAENAS Hampson, 1924 as junior synonyms of EUDOCIMA Billberg, 1820.

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Junior name(s):
Acacalis ; Agassiz, 1847: 1.


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