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

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Genus:
Alatuncusia Amsel, 1956 . Boln ent. venez. 10 : 280.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : DICHOGAMINAE

Type-species:
Lygropia gilvicostalis Hampson, 1918. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9), 1: 272.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Alatuncusia was established in the Pyralidae Pyraustinae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Odontiinae by Munroe, 1961 Can. Ent. (Suppl.) 24: 10.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats ALATUNCUSIA in the CRAMBIDAE: DICHOGAMINAE.

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