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

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Genus:
Lichnoptera Herrich-Schäffer, 1856 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : 14, 16, 72, 84.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PANTHEINAE

Type-species:
Lichnoptera gulo Herrich-Schäffer, 1856. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: 16, 84, pl.93, fig.529.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 213.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) VENEZUELA (FROM THE WRAPPER OF THE PLATES): ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 14 species in the genus LICHNOPTERA.

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