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

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Genus:
Arasada Moore, 1885 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 188.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Arasada pyraliformis Moore, 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 189, pl.172, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus ARASADA.

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