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

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Genus:
Palyna Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 387.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Palyna semilunaris Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 388.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Berio , 1966. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 76: 63.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [FRENCH GUIANA]: Cayenne, (? Depository)..

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

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus PALYNA.

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