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

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Genus:
Lesmone Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 28.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Lesmone pelidnalis Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 28, figs 169, 170.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

L. pelidnalis is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena porcia Stoll, 1790, in Cramer, Uitlandsche Kapellen Aanhangsel: 162, pl.36, fig. 9.

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

Poole (1989) included TRAMA Harvey, 1875 (preoccupied); and LEPIDOTRAMA Cockerell, 1903 as junior synonyms of LESMONE Hübner, 1818.

Poole (1989) included 24 species in the ge

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