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

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Genus:
Praina Schaus, 1898 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 6 : 114.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Praina radiata Schaus, 1898. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 6: 114.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Parana, Castro, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 14 species in the genus PRAINA.

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