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

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Genus:
Lacanobia Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 87.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena w-latinum Hüfnagel, 1766. Berlin Mag. 3(3): 292.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Tams , 1939. Entomologist 72: 139.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GERMANY]: Berlin, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

(but included by Billberg as 'w-latinum Esp.', an incorrect authorship).

Poole (1989) included DIATARAXIA Hübner, [1821]; AETHRIA Hübner, [1821]; and PEUCEPHILA Hampson, 1909 as junior synonyms of LACANOBIA Billberg, 1820.

Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus LACANOBIA.

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