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

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Genus:
Leucostrophus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 . Novit. zool. 9(Suppl. Part 1) : 500 [key], 671.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : MACROGLOSSINI : MACROGLOSSINA

Type-species:
Macroglossa commasiae Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 90.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

M. commasiae was a Boisduval manuscript name made available by Walker.

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