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

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Genus:
Lephana Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1702.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Lephana tetraphorella Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1702.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [BRAZIL]: Amazon region, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included ARCTINIA Möschler, 1880 as a junior synonym of LEPHANA Walker, 1866.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus LEPHANA.

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