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

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Genus:
Berioana Fletcher & Viette, 1962 . Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 31 : 7.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Trachea limbulata Berio, 1955. Mém. Inst. sci. Madag. (E), 6: 121, fig.13.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: Central, massif de l'Ankaratra, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included BERIOANA 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 BERIOANA.

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