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

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Peraniana Strand, 1942 . Folia zool. hydrobiol. 11 : 390.

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Perania dissociata Barnes & McDunnough, 1910. Can. Ent. 42: 249.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(for PERANIA Barnes & McDunnough, 1910)]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females [U.S.A.]: Utah, Provo, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975 1) stated:-

Peraniana was proposed as the objective replacement name for Perania Barnes & McDunnough, 1910

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

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Junior name(s):
Perania Barnes & McDunnough, 1910: 249.

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