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

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Genus:
Pseudospiris Butler, 1895 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 : 267.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Pseudospiris paidiformis Butler, 1895. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 267, pl.15, figs 8, 9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 2 females [TANZANIA]: L. Tanganyika, Fwambo, (BMNH, London)..

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

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