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

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Genus:
Dracaenura Meyrick, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 227.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Platamonia stenosoma Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.134, fig.16.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1897. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 193.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats DRACAENURA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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