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

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Genus:
Protoleucania McDunnough, 1937 . Can. Ent. 69 : 141.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Leucania rubripennis Grote & Robinson, 1870. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 3: 179, pl.2, fig.77. [(of PSEUDOLEUCANIA Barnes & McDunnough, 1937)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [U.S.A.]: Texas, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1905, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5: 577

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Protoleucania was proposed as the objective replacement name for Pseudoleucania McDunnough, 1937.

Poole (1989) included PROTOLEUCANIA McDunnough, 1937; and PSEUDOLEUCANIA McDunnough, 1937 (preoccupied) as junior synonyms of FARONTA Smith, 1908.

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Junior name(s):
Pseudoleucania McDunnough, 1937: 45.


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