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

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Genus:
Leucovis Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 8 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Pristoceraea alba Rothschild, 1897. Novit. zool. 4: 183.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 1 female [MALAWI] NYASSALAND: Fort Johnstone, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9: xiii, 428.

Poole (1989) included PERIMAGIA Strand, 1909 as a junior synonym of LEUCOVIS Hampson, 1908.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus LEUCOVIS.

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Junior name(s):
Perimagia Strand, 1909: 536.


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