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

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Genus:
Acanthodica Schaus, 1894 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 21 : 241.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Acanthodica grandis Schaus, 1894. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 21: 241.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1913. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 12: 249.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female MEXICO: Jalapa, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 17 species in the genus ACANTHODICA.

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