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

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Genus:
Pilosocrures Hampson, 1891 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8 : 18 [list], 85.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pilosocrures variegata Hampson, 1891. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 18 (list), 85, pl.146, fig.20.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male INDIA: Nilgiri, W. Slopes, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PILOSOCRURES Hampson, 1891 as a junior synonym of BATRACHARTA Walker, 1862.

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