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

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Genus:
Lymantria Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 160.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Phalaena monacha Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 501.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1883. Lepid. Ceylon 2: 99.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Lymantria Hübner, 1819 was proposed for placement on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by Fletcher, Nye & Ferguson, 1980, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 37 (1) : 43.

LYMANTRIA was included within the family LYMANTRIIDAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Hypogyma ; Hemming, 1937: 211.
Hypogymna Billberg, 1820: 84.
Hypogymna ; Kirby & Spence, 1826: 738.
Hypogymnia ; Hübner, 1825: 88.
Psilura Stephens, 1828: 57.


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