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

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Genus:
Laninia Orfila & Schajovski, 1958 . Revta Soc. ent. argent. 20 : 34.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Laninia fletcheri Orfila & Schajovski, 1958. Revta Soc. ent. argent. 20: 34, figs 1-10.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male ARGENTINA: Neuquén, San Martin de los Andes, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Laninia was established in the Noctuidae, Cuculliinae; on the advice of Dr R. Poole, U.S. National Museum, it is here transferred to the Geometridae, Ennominae.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus LANINIA.

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