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

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Genus:
Lithocampa Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 108.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Bombyx ramosa Esper, 1786. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 3: 391, pl.78, fig.3.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type GERMANY: Neustadt on the Aisch, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Lithocampa is a junior objective synonym of Calliergis Hübner, [1821].

See: CALLIERGIS Hübner, [1821] 1816.

Poole (1989) included LITHOCAMPA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of CALLIERGIS Hübner, 1821.

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Senior name:
Calliergis Hübner, 1821: 244.


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