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

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Genus:
Ianius Richards, 1939 . Ent. amer. (n.s.) 19 : 22.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Melipotis mosca Dyar, 1910. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 38: 253.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 4 females MEXICO: Mexico City, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included IANIUS in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus IANIUS.

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