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

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Genus:
Ledereria Grote, 1874 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 54.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena virens Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 847.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1896. Entomologists Rec. J. Var. 8: 183.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type GERMANY: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Ledereria Marschall, 1873, Nomencl. zool.: 299 (cited under Margarodes Guenée), - Lepid., Pyralidae. The objective replacement name is Calamia Hübner, [1821]. Ledereria Grote was proposed as a new genus for Luperina Boisduval sensu Lederer, 1857, Noctuinen Eur.: 34, 104.

See: CALAMIA Hübner, [1821] 1816.

Poole (1989) included LUCERIA Heinemann, 1859; and LEDERERIA (as LEDERARIA) Grote, 1874 as junior synonyms of CALAMIA Hübner,

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Senior name:
Calamia Hübner, 1821: 240.


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