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

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Listonia Möschler, 1886 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 14(3) : 37.

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Listonia jamaicensis Möschler, 1886. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 14(3): 38, fig.13.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male JAMAICA: ? Locality, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Listonia was the spelling used once on page 37 for this new genus; the spelling * Listenia was used in the legend of fig. 13. The first reviser was probably Hampson, 1908, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7: 260, who used the spelling Listonia when the genus was listed as a junior subjective synonym of Cropia Walker, [1858]

L. jamaicensis is a junior sujective synonym of Decelea infusa Walker, [1858] 1857, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 13: 1116.

Poole (1989) included DECELEA Walker, 1858; and LISTONIA Möschler, 1886 as junior synonyms of CROPIA Walker, 1858.

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Junior name(s):
Listenia ; Möschler, 1886: 37, fig. 13.

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