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

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Genus:
Leucochlaena Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : ix [index], 132.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua hispida Hübner, 1832. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.166, figs 784-786.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The original description (i.e. figures) of N. hispida was published by Geyer after Hübner's death. Hemming, 1937, Hübner 1:220 stated that according to a manuscript by Geyer, the type-locality of N. hispida was Süd-Frankreich.

Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus LEUCOCHLAENA.

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