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

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Genus:
Aroa Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (4) : 780 [key], 791.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Aroa discalis Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 792.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 463.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SOUTH AFRICA: Cape, and [Durban] Port Natal, (? Depository)..

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

See also Ornithopsyche Wallengren, 1863.

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Junior name(s):
Arva ; Gr├╝nberg, 1913: 110.


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