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

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Genus:
Paroruza Hampson, 1902 . Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2 : 406.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Acidalia subductata Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 790.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1910, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 273 (as type)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PARORUZA.

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