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

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Genus:
Periopta Turner, 1920 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 44 : 123 [key], 127.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Agarista ardescens Butler, 1884. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 14: 405.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female [AUSTRALIA]: [N. Territ.], Port Darwin, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 559

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus PERIOPTA.

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