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

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Genus:
Leucochroma Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 286.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena splendidalis Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 161, pl.371, fig.L.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

P. splendidalis is dated from the wrapper of the part, not from the title-page of volume 4 which is dated 1782.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats LEUCOCHROMA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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