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

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Genus:
Pseudotuerta Kiriakoff, 1976 . Tierreich 98 : 113.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Tuerta argyrochlora Carcasson, 1964. J. E. Afr. nat. Hist. Soc. natn. Mus. 24: 72, figs 30, 59.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male UGANDA: Ankole, Kalinzu Forest, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Pseudotuerta in the Agaristidae is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PSEUDOTUERTA.

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