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

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Genus:
Oerane Elwes & Edwards, 1897 . Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 14 : 242.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Notocrypta neaera de NicĂ©ville, 1891. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6: 379, pl.G, fig.27.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Lindsey , 1925. Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 18(1): 94.

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

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 52) stated:-

OERANE line 2 : "ceaera" to read - neaera, [type-species].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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