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

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Genus:
Leucargyra Hampson, 1895 , in Walsingham & Hampson. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 : 922 [key], 959.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SCHOENOBIINAE

Type-species:
Leucargyra puralis Hampson, 1895. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 960, fig.41.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Leucargyra was established in the Pyralidae Crambinae; it was transferred to the Pyralidae Schoenobiinae by Munroe, 1958, Proc. 10th int. Congr. Ent. 1: 301; and by Bleszynski, 1966 Acta zool cracov. 11: 492.

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