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

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Genus:
Lycaugidia Hampson, 1895 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 3 : 330 [key], 424.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Lycauges albatus Swinhoe, 1885. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 862, pl.56, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [INDIA]: [Maharashtra], Poona, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Larentiinae, but was transferred to the Sterrhinae by Prout, 1932, Mém. Soc. zool. Fr. 29: 413.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus LYCAUGIDIA.

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