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

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Genus:
Lascoria Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (19) : 838.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Lascoria phormisalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 839.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male [BRAZIL]: Rio Janeiro, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LASCORIA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included TORTRICODES Guenée, 1854 (preoccupied); GABERASA Walker, 1866; EULINTNERIA Grote, 1882; EPITOMIPTERA Kaye, 1923; and ALBERTICODES Biezanko & Ruffinelli, 1963 as junior synonyms of LASCORIA Walker, 1859.

Poole (1989) included 27 species in the genus LASCORIA.

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