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

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Genus:
Jana Herrich-Schäffer, 1854 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.21, figs 98-100.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : EUPTEROTIDAE : JANINAE

Type-species:
Jana eurymas Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.21, fig.98.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 800.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

J. eurymas was a Boisduval manuscript name made available by Herrich-Schäffer.

JANA was included within the subfamily EUPTEROTIDAE: JANINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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