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

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Genus:
Shiraia Sugi, 1982 , in Inoue et al.. Moths of Japan 1 : 821.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Tarache tripartita Leech, 1900. Novit. zool. 11: 72.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype CHINA: Sichuan, Chow-pin-sa, (BMNH, London)..

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

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