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

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Genus:
Lecerfia Dumont, 1920 . Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1920 : 102.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Lecerfia chitinipyga Dumont, 1920. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. : 102, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male ALGERIA: Grand Erg Occidental, W. of El-Golé, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Seymour, 1972, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 27: 93

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

L. chitinipyga is a junior subjective synonym of Timora albida Hampson, 1905, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7)15: 450.

Poole (1989) included PRADATTA Moore, 1881; CURUBASA Moore, 1881; and LECERFIA Domont, 1920 as junior synonyms of MASALIA Moore, 1861.

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