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

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Genus:
Paralephana Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 150.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Paralephana poliotis Hampson, 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 151.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: Betsileo, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 38 species in the genus PARALEPHANA.

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