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

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Genus:
Argyrospila Herrich-Schäffer, 1851 . Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2 : 374.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Leucanla maculata Eversmann, 1842. Uchen. Zap. imp. Kazan Univ. : 96.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.S.R.]: [Krasnoarmeysk], Sarepta; Ural Mts, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

L. maculata was also proposed in Eversmann, 1842 May 23rd, Bull.Soc. Nat. Moscou 15: 549, pl. 5, fig. 4. L.maculata is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena succinea Esper, [1796], Die Schmett. 4(2) Abschnitt 2: 37, pl. 190, fig. 3.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus ARGYROSPILA.

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