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

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Genus:
Grammoscelis Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : 3 [key], 468.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Grammoscelis leuconeura Hampson, 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 468, fig.160.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape Colony, Deelfontein, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus GRAMMOSCELIS.

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