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

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Paramiana Barnes & Benjamin, 1924 . Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 5 : 154.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Hadena laetabilis Smith, 1899. Can. Ent. 31: 263.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(a primary homonym)]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 males [U.S.A.]: New Mexico, Santa Fé, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

H. laetabilis Smith is a junior primary homonym of Hadena laetabilis Zetterstedt, 1839, Insecta Lapponica: 940. There is no synonym to use as a replacement name so I here propose Paramiana perissa nom. n. [Nye, 1975] for H. laetabilis Smith.

Poole (1989) included PARAMIANA 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 (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus PARAMIANA.

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