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

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Genus:
Persectania Hampson, 1905 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5 : xiii [index], 386.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua ewingii Westwood, 1839. In: Ewing, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 2 Proc.: lv, pl.20, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited by Hampson as P. evingi, an unjustified emendation)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: [Tasmania] Van Diemen's Land, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus PERSECTANIA

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