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

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Genus:
Lygniodes Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 123.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Erebus endoleucus Guérin-Méneville, 1844. Iconog. Régne Anim. Cuvier 3(Insectes): 521.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1913. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 12: 267.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAVA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included AGONISTA Rogenhofer, 1874 as a junior synonym of LYGNIODES Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus LYGNIODES.

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Junior name(s):
Agonista Rogenhöfer, 1875: pl.113.


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