Acrolophus

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In botany, Acrolophus is a section of Centaurea and its containing subgroup.
Acrolophus
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Unidentified Acrolophus species
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Acrolophidae
Genus: Acrolophus
Poey, 1832[1]
Synonyms
  • Anaphora Clemens[disambiguation needed], 1859 (junior homonym)
  • Anaphorina Strand, 1932
  • Ankistrophorus Walsingham, 1887 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Apoclisis Walsingham, 1914 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Atopocera Walsingham, 1897 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Bazira F. Walker, 1864
  • Brachysymbola Meyrick, 1912 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Caenogenes Walsingham, 1887 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Daulia F. Walker, 1863 (junior homonym)
  • Derchis F. Walker, 1863 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Eddara F. Walker, 1863 (junior homonym)
  • Eddarula Strand, 1932 (Unnecessary replacement name)
  • Eulepiste Walsingham, 1882 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Eutheca Grote, 1881 (junior homonym)
  • Felderia Walsingham, 1887 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Hibita F. Walker, 1863 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Homonymus Walsingham, 1887 (Unnecessary replacement name)
  • Hypoclopus Walsingham, 1887 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Neolophus Walsingham, 1887 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Orothyntis Meyrick, 1913 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Ortholophus Walsingham, 1887 (junior homonym)
  • Phlongia F. Walker, 1864 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Pilanaphora Walsingham, 1897 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Psephocrita Meyrick, 1919 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Pseudanaphora Walsingham, 1887 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Pseudoconchylis Walsingham, 1884 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Sapinella Kirby, 1892
  • Tachasara F. Walker, 1866 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Thysanoscelis Walsingham, 1887 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Thysanoskelis Walsingham, 1887 (incorrect original spelling)
  • Tirasia F. Walker, 1863 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Urbara F. Walker, 1864 (junior subjective synonym)
  • Xerocausta Meyrick, 1929 (junior subjective synonym)

Acrolophus is a genus of moth in the family Acrolophidae, with, typically, great individual variation within species in color pattern, making field identification of many individuals difficult or impossible.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acrolophus, funet.fi
  • Bland, K.P., 2010: Name-bearing Types of Lepidoptera (Insecta), excluding Rhopalocera, in the National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh. Zootaxa 2394: 1-22. Abstract: [1].