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

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Genus:
Gloanna Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 216.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Langona grisescens Barnes & Lindsey, 1921. Psyche, Camb. 28: 158. [(of Langona Barnes & Lindsey, 1921 )]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: Ariz., Palmerlee, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included GLOANNA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included LANGONA Barnes & Lindsey, 1921 as a junior synonym of GLOANNA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus GLOANNA.

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Junior name(s):
Langona Barnes & Lindsey, 1921: 158.


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