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

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Genus:
Narosa Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 1103 [key], 1151.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : LIMACODIDAE : LIMACODINAE

Type-species:
Narosa conspersa Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1151.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Narosa Walker, 1855, was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Holloway, 1986, Malayan Nature Journal 40 (1-2) : 75.

NAROSA was included within the subfamily ZYGAENOIDEA: LIMACODIDAE: LIMACODINAE by Epstein et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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