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

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Genus:
Letis Hübner, 1821 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl.[212].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Letis specularis Hübner, 1821. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl.[212], figs 1, 2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Letis was also used by Hübner, 1821 December, Index exot. Lepid. :[6].

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

Poole (1989) included SYRNIA Hübner, [1821] as a junior synonym of LETIS Hübner, 1821 .

Poole (1989) included 38 species in the genus LETIS.

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