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

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Genus:
Stracilla Aurivillius, 1910 , in Sjöstedt. Kilimandjaro-Meru Exped. 2(9) : 22.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Leucoma translucida Oberthür, 1880. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 15: 177, pl.1, fig.6.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ETHIOPIA]: Abissinia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Stracilla was incorrectly attributed to `Hering, 1926, in Seitz' by Bryk, 1934, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 62: 187.

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