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

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Labanda Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (17) : 284.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Labanda herbealis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 284.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Labanda was established in the Pyralidae; it was placed in the Herminiidae, now Noctuidae Hypeninae by Moore, (1885) 1884-7 Lepid. Ceylon 3: 247; and in the Noctuidae Sarrothripinae, where it is currently placed, by Hampson, 1894 Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2: 374

Poole (1989) included LABANDA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE: SARROTHRIPINAE, which are included as a tribe within the NOLIDAE: CHLOEPHORINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included LAZANDA Walker, 1865 as a junior synonym of LABANDA Walker, 1859.

Poole (1989) included 15 species in the genus LABANDA.

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