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

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Genus:
Lithacodia Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 18.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Lithacodia bellicula Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 18, figs 85, 86.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [U.S.A.]: Georgia [formerly] in Florida, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LITHACODIA in the subfamily ACONTIINAE. However, Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999) included LITHACODIA in the subfamily EUSTROTIINAE.

Poole (1989) included MOTAMA Moore, 1882; ANCHIROE Saalmüller, 1891; and ANCHIRRHOE Bertkau, 1892 as junior synonyms of LITHACODIA Hübner, 1818.

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