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

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Genus:
Lissophanes Warren, 1891 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 8 : 67.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : GLAPHYRIINAE

Type-species:
Lissophanes ceramica Warren, 1891. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 8: 67.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Lissophanes was established in the Pyralidae Pyralidinae, now Pyralinae; it was transferred to the Pyralidae Glaphyriinae by Munroe, 1958, Proc. 10th int. Congr. Ent. 1: 832.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats LISSOPHANES in the CRAMBIDAE: GLAPHYRIINAE.

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