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

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Genus:
Leuculodes Dyar, 1903 . Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 52 : 261.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : DOIDAE

Type-species:
Leucula lacteolaria Hulst, 1887. Ent. amer. 2: 51, 120.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.A.: Arizona, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Leuculodes was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it was transferred to the Pericopidae, now Arctiidae, Pericopinae, by Schaus, 1927, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 559.

LEUCULODES was included within the family DOIDAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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