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

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Genus:
Leucopteryx Packard, 1903 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 11 : 248.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Ceranchia mollis Butler, 1889. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 391, pl.12, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [KENYA]: Mombasa, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

The type-species was cited by Packard as * Ceranthia mollis, an incorrect subsequent spelling of the generic name.

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