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

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Genus:
Leucoptera Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 426.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : LYONETIIDAE : CEMIOSTOMINAE

Type-species:
Tinea spartifoliella Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: pl.49 fig.335.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walsingham , 1914. Biol. centr.-amer. (Zool.) Lepid.-Heterocera, 4: 348.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: Cemiostoma Zeller, 1848; * Leucopteron Hübner, [1826].

LEUCOPTERA was included within the subfamily LYONETIIDAE: CEMIOSTOMINAE by Dugdale et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Cemiostoma Zeller, 1848: 250 (key), 272.
Cemisostoma ; Marschall, 1873: 282.
Leucopteron ; Hübner, 1826: 68.


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