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

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Genus:
Ocrasa Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1212.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PYRALINAE

Type-species:
Ocrasa albidalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1212.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Ocrasa was established in the Herminidae, now Noctuidae Hypeninae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Pyralinae by Hampson, 1896 Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896: 517.

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