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

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Genus:
Leucophlebia Westwood, 1847 . Cabinet orient. Ent. : 46.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SMERINTHINAE : SMERINTHINI

Type-species:
Leucophlebia lineata Westwood, 1847. Cabinet orient. Ent. : 46, pl.22, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: central, Assam, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

The date is that of the plate, not of the title-page of the work which is dated 1848.

LEUCOPHLEBIA was included within the subfamily SPHINGIDAE: SMERINTHINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list * RASPHELE Boisduval, 1875 as a junior synonym of LEUCOPHLEBIA Westwood, 1847.

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Junior name(s):
Rasphele Boisduval, 1875: 55.


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