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

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Genus:
Naranga Moore, 1881 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 359.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Xanthodes diffusa Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 779.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NARANGA in the subfamily ACONTIINAE. However, Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999) included NARANGA in the subfamily EUSTROTIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus NARANGA.

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