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

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Genus:
Lasionycta Aurivillius, 1892 . Ent. Tidskr. 13 : 285.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phlogophora skraelingia Herrich-Schäffer, 1852. Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2: pl.121, fig.624; 6 (Nachtrag): 57.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [SCANDINAVIA] LAPPLAND: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. skraelingia was figured and given only a specific name in 1852, vol. 2. In 1852 vol. 6, skraelingia was associated with its generic name and became nomenclaturally, available. The dates of publication are taken from original wrappers.

Poole (1989) included 29 species in the genus LASIONYCTA.

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