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

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Genus:
Lychnucus ; Scudder, 1875 . Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2) : 210.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

An Incorrect Subsequent Spelling of Lychnuchus Hübner, [1827-1831].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Lychnuchus Hübner, 1831: 24.


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