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

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Genus:
Pimprana Moore, 1879 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson (1) : 41.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Pimprana atkinsoni Moore, 1879. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 42, pl.2, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male INDIA: [W. Bengal], Darjiling, (? Depository)..

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

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