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

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Genus:
Paraegocera Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : xviiii [index], 606.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Aegocera confluens Weymer, 1892. Stett. ent. Ztg 53: 100.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [TANZANIA]: Zanzibar, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus PARAEGOCERA.

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