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

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Genus:
Leptamma Gaede, 1939 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 15 : 279.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Leptamma flavalis Gaede, 1939. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 15: 279 [no figure].    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [CAMEROON]: ? Locality, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 279 was stated on page 279 as 1939 June 20th in both the German and the English editions.

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

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

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