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

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Genus:
Pastona Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1754.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Pastona rudis Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1754.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female BRAZIL: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Maguza Walker, [1866].

Poole (1989) included MAGUZA Walker, 1866 [January 13] as a junior synonym of PASTONA Walker, 1858.

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus PASTONA.

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