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

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Genus:
Perina Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (4) : 966.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Perina basalis Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 966.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) HONG KONG: North, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Perina was established in the Psychidae; it was placed in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae, by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 467.

P. basalis is a junior subjective synonym of Bombyx nuda Fabricius, 1787, Mantissa Insect. 2: 119.

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