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

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Acantholeucania Rungs, 1953 . Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 58 : 139.

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Noctua loreyi Duponchel, 1827. In: Godart & Duponchel, Hist. nat. L├ępid. Papillons Fr. 7(1): 81, pl.105, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes FRANCE: Provence, (MNHN, Paris)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

ACANTHOLEUCANIA was originally placed as a subgenus of LEUCANIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

ACANTHOLEUCANIA Rungs, 1953 was treated as a valid genus by Berio, 1978, Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona 5 : 481.

Poole (1989) included DONOCHLORA Sodoffsky, 1837; LEUCADIA Sodoffsky, 1837; DONACOCHLORA Agassiz, [1847]; PUDORINA Gistl, 1848; CIRPHIS Walker, 1865; NEOBOROLIA Matsumura, 1926; ACANTHOLEUCANIA Rungs, 1953; BOURSINANIA Rungs, 1955; and XIPHOLEUCANIA Sugi, 1970 as junior synonyms of LEUCANIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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