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

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Genus:
Acanthocoles Turner, 1903 . Trans. Proc. R. Soc. S. Aust. 27 : 25.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Acanthocoles eucesta Turner, 1903. Trans. Proc. R. Soc. S. Aust. 27: 26.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female AUSTRALIA: N.S.W., Cobar, (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ACANTHOCOLES Turner, 1903 as a junior synonym of NIGUZA Walker, 1858.

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