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

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Genus:
Kentroleuca Draudt, 1929 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 6 : 764 [key]. [1930, ibidem 6: 783]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : HEMILEUCINAE

Type-species:
Heliconisa lineosa Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1335.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 764 is stated on page 761 to be 6.xii.1929 in both the German and the English editions. The date of the part containing page 783 is stated on page 777 to be 10.v.1930 in both editions.

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