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

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Lebeda Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (6) : 1388 [key], 1453.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Lebeda nobilis Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1456.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1883. Lepid. Ceylon 2: 151.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEPAL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A lectotype of L. nobilis was designated by Swinhoe, 1892, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. Univ. Mus. 1: 265.
Lebeda was established in the Bombycidae; it was placed in the Lasiocampidae by Butler, 1881, Illust. typical Specimens Lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus. 5: xii, 73.

LEBEDA was included within the subfamily LASIOCAMPIDAE: LASIOCAMPINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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