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

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Genus:
Leistera Swinhoe, 1909 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 3 : 96.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Catephia pulchristrigata Bethune-Baker, 1906. Novit. zool. 13: 253.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NEW GUINEA: [Papua], Kebea Range, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LEISTERA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus LEISTERA.

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