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

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Genus:
Pelurga Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 335.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena comitata Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 526.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Lhomme , 1927. Amat. Papillons 3: 221.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PELURGA.

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Junior name(s):
Electra Stephens, 1829: 135.
Electra Stephens, 1829: 44.
Electra Stephens, 1831: 238.


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