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

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Genus:
Laetilia Ragonot, 1889 . Ent. amer. 5 : 116.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Dakruma coccidivora Comstock, 1879. N. Am. Ent. 1: 26 pl.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Rogonot , 1890. Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (6), 10(Bull.): viii.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Laetilia was first published without any indication that it was a new generic name. It was later published as a new genus, with diagnosis and type-species designation by Ragonot, 1890 ibidem (6) 10 (Bull.): viii.

LAETILIA was included within the subfamily PYRALIDAE: PHYCITINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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