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

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Genus:
Falcuna Stempffer & Bennett, 1963 . Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13(6) : 174.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : PORITIINAE : LIPTENINI : LIPTENINA

Type-species:
Liptena libyssa Hewitson, 1866. Ill. exot. Butts 5: [120], pl.[60], figs 5-6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 47) stated:-

FALCUNA : an alternative citation for the type-species (which should be in bold type) is Hewitson, 1866, Illustr. new Spec. exot. Butt. 3 : [120], pl. [60], figs. 5, 6 (cf. Hemming's reference on p. 462 to the same work for the type-species of Zarax).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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