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

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Genus:
Piana Walker, 1869 . Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera : 48.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Piana lignificta Walker, 1869. Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera : 48.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [AUSTRALIA]: [Qd], Moreton Bay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. lignificta is a junior subjective synonym of Crioa acronyctoides Walker, [1858].

See also: Crioa Walker, [1858].

Poole (1989) included PIANA Walker, 1869 as a junior synonym of CRIOA Walker, 1858.

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