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

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Genus:
Ingura Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 309.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : EUTELIINAE

Type-species:
Ingura lunodes Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 310.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 122.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 males [FRENCH GUIANA] & BRAZIL & HONDURAS: Cayenne & Rio Janeiro, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ADRANA Walker, 1858; ORTHOCLOSTERA Butler, 1878; CALLINGURA Butler, 1894; and INGURA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonyms of PAECTES Hübner, 1818.

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