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

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Genus:
Leucosemia Ménétriés, 1857 . Enum. corp. Anim. Mus. imp. Acad. Sci. petrop. 2(Suppl. to Cat. 1) : 87.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena albomaculata Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 106, pl.345, fig.C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) GUINEA: Coast, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. albomaculata is a junior subjective synonym of Sesia octomaculata Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Ent. :830 (type-locality, India, cited by Fabricius was probably incorrect).

See also: Alypia Hübner, 1818.

Poole (1989) included LEUCOSEMIA Ménétriés, 1857 as a junior synonym of ALYPIA Hübner, 1818.

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