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

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Genus:
Lychnosea Grote, 1883 . Trans. Kans. Acad. Sci. 8 : 38, 52.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Lychnosea aulularia Grote, 1883. Trans. Kans. Acad. Sci. 8: 52.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes [U.S.A.]: New Mexico; Arizona, (AMNH, New York)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

L. aulularia is a junior subjective synonym of Endropia helveolaria Hulst, 1881, Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 4: 33.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus LYCHNOSEA.

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