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

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Genus:
Peperita Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10 : x [index], 202.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Erastroides molybdopasta Turner, 1908. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 32: 69.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female AUSTRALIA: N. Qd, Kuranda, (ANIC, Canberra)..

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

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