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

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Genus:
Langucys Butler, 1878 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 49.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : MEGALOPYGIDAE

Type-species:
Glanycus nigrorufus Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 283.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [COLOMBIA]: Bogota, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Langucys was established in the Arctiidae, Ctenuchiinae, now Ctenuchidae; it was placed in the Megalopygidae by Hopp, 1927, Mitt. zool. Mus. Berlin 13 (2): 274.

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