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

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Genus:
Leumicamia Viette, 1965 . Faune Madagascar 20 : 416.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Dianthoecia graminicolens Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 2: 295.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female MADAGASCAR: Fianarntsoa, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette, 1965, Faune Madagascar 20: 417

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LEUMICAMIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus LEUMICAMIA.

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