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

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Genus:
Hirasa Moore, 1888 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson (3) : 238.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tephrosia scripturaria Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1590.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3, both sexes JAVA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included HIRASICHLORA Wehrli, 1951; and HIRASODES Warren, 1899 as junior synonyms of HIRASA Moore, 1888.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 18 species and 13 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus HIRASA.

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