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

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Genus:
Larassa Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1200.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Larassa condecoralis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1201.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [AUSTRALIA]: [Qd], Moreton Bay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

L. condecoralis is a junior subjective synonym of Madoce leucocosmalis Walker, 1863.

See also: Madoce Walker, 1863.

Poole (1989) included LARASSA walker, 1866 as a junior synonym of MADOCE Walker, 1863.

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