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

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Genus:
Araea Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : xv [key], 688.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Araea attenuata Hampson, 1908. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7: 688, fig.181.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [INDIA]: Kashmir, Scinde Valley, 8000 ft, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus ARAEA.

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Junior name(s):
Micheneria Orfila & Rossi, 1956: 28.


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