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

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Genus:
Libyphaenis Hampson, 1918 . Novit. zool. 25 : 141.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Libyphaenis virescens Hampson, 1918. Novit. zool. 25: 141.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NIGERIA: S., Yaba, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus LIBYPHAENIS.

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