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

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Genus:
Perasia Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 268.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena ora Cramer, 1776. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 139, pl.88, fig.B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . Type-locality not known

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. ora is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1779. Perasia Hübner had three originally included species of which two, * P. ule Hübner, [1823], and * P. strigillaris Hübner, [1823], were nomina nuda.

Poole (1989: 706) included PHURYS Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of NYMBIS Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989: 783 & 801) included PHURYS Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of PERASIA Hübner, 1823.

Poole (1989) included 16 species in the genus PERASIA.

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