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

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Genus:
Pseudoleucania McDunnough, 1937 . Can. Ent. 69 : 45.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Leucania rubripennis Grote & Robinson, 1870. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 3: 179, pl.2, fig.77.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type U.S.A.: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Pseudoleucania Staudinger, 1899, Ergebn. Hamb. Magalhaensischen, Sammelreise 4 (7): 73, -Lepid., Noctuidae. The objective replacement name is Protoleucania McDunnough, 1937.

See: PROTOLEUCANIA McDunnough, 1937.

Poole (1989) included PROTOLEUCANIA McDunnough, 1937; and PSEUDOLEUCANIA McDunnough, 1937 (preoccupied) as junior synonyms of FARONTA Smith, 1908.

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Senior name:
Protoleucania McDunnough, 1937: 141.


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