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

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Genus:
Laugasa Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (19) : 850.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Laugasa perillalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 850.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BRAZIL]: Rio Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LAUGASA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus LAUGASA.

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