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

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Genus:
Janiodes Jordan, 1924 . Novit. zool. 31 : 186.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : CERCOPHANINAE

Type-species:
Oxytenis laverna Druce, 1890. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 502, pl.43, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) ECUADOR: Intaj, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

In the legend to plate 43, the name of the type-species was listed as * Leverna, an incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling.

JANIODES was included within the subfamily SATURNIIDAE: CERCOPHANINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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