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

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Genus:
Periscepta Turner, 1920 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 44 : 124 [key], 126.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Agarista polysticta Butler, 1875. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4), 15: 138.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [AUSTRALIA]: between Sydney and Moreton Bay, (BMNH, London)..

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

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