Lenisa is a monotypic moth genus of the family Noctuidae erected by Michael Fibiger, Alberto Zilli and László Aladár Ronkay in 2005. Its only species, Lenisa geminipuncta, was first described by Adrian Hardy Haworth in 1809. It is found in southern and central Europe, Lebanon, Israel, Turkey, Iraq and in the Caucasus. Some authors place this genus name as a synonym Archanara, and the species as Archanara geminipuncta.[1][2]

Lenisa
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Lenisa

Fibiger, Zilli & Ronkay, 2005
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L. geminipuncta
Binomial name
Lenisa geminipuncta
(Haworth, 1809)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Lenisa". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  2. ^ Savela, Markku (June 4, 2019). "Lenisa Fibiger, Zilli & Ronkay in Zilli, Ronkay & Fibiger, 2005". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved October 23, 2020.