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

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Genus:
Lepidomys Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 201.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : CHRYSAUGINAE

Type-species:
Lepidomys irrenosa Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 202, pl.10, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Lepidomys was originally placed in the Noctuidae.

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Lepidomys was established in the Haemerosidae, now Noctuidae Acronictinae; it was included in the Pyralidae by Dognin, 1904, Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 48: 126.

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