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

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Genus:
Leianophera Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 136.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Leianophera transfossa Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 136, fig.16.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 males & 2 females PUERTO RICO: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

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

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