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

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Genus:
Orthoruza Warren, 1913 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 11 : 248.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Orthoruza niveipuncta Warren, 1913. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 11: 248.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males NEW GUINEA: [Papua], R. Angabunga, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 248, was stated on page 241 as 1913 September 15th in both the German and the English editions.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ORTHORUZA.

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