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

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Leucodonta Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Bombyx bicoloria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 49. [(of Microdonta Duponchel, 1845)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 603. [(of Microdonta Dup.)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Leucodonta was proposed as the objective replacement name for Microdonta Duponchel, [1845].

See also: Shironia Matsumura, 1925.

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Junior name(s):
Hierophanta Meyrick, 1894: 230.
Lemodonta ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 428.
Microdonta Duponchel, 1845: 93.

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