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

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Genus:
Libyana Turati, 1924 . Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat. 63 : 93.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Libyana marmarides Turati, 1924. Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat. 63: 93, pl.4, figs 10, 11.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female [LIBYA]: Bengasi, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

L. marmarides is a junior subjective synonym of Phoebophilus lenis Staudinger, 1892, Dt. ent. Z. Iris 4: 279.

See also: Eremopola Warren, 1911.

Poole (1989) included LIBYANA Turati, 1924; and POTERIOPHORA Boursin, 1928 as junior synonyms of EREMOPOLA Warren, 1911.

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