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

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Genus:
Paratuerta Hampson, 1902 . Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2 : 282.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Paratuerta marshalli Hampson, 1902. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2: 282.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [RHODESIA]: Mashonaland, Salisbury, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus PARATUERTA.

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