LycesJames S. Miller and Andrew V. Z. Brower
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The genus may be distinguished from other josiines by characters of the labial palpi, forewing venation and genitalia (Miller 2009). Wing venation illustrated below.
Miller JS. 2009. Generic revision of the Dioptinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 321, 1-971 + 48 plates.
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- First online 10 September 2009
- Content changed 20 October 2010
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Miller, James S. and Andrew V. Z. Brower. 2010. Lyces http://tolweb.org/Lyces/138583/2010.10.20 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 20 October 2010 (under construction).