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

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Genus:
Butleronea Viette, 1968 . Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 73 : 77.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Butleronea tsara Viette, 1968. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 73: 78, figs 1, 2, pl.2, fig.4.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: W., 64 km á l'Est de Tuléar, Foret d'Andranovory, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included BUTLERONEA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus BUTLERONEA.

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