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

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Genus:
Leptosomum Blanchard, 1840 . Hist. nat. Ins. 3 : 488.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Leptosoma insulare Boisduval, 1833. Faune Madagascar : 84.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Record from the BMNH card index of Lepidoptera names.

The index gives LEPTOSOMUM Blanchard, 1840: 488 as a junior synonym of NYCTEMERA Hübner, 1820: 178.

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Senior name:
Nyctemera Hübner, 1820: 178.


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