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

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Genus:
Arytrura John, 1912 . Ent. Obozr. 12 : 133.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Zethes musculus Ménétriés, 1859. Bull. phys.-math. Acad. imp. Sci. St Pétersb. 17: 220.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype - 2 ex. JAPAN & [U.S.S.R.]: Amur, Ussuri, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Arytrura was attributed to Zahn, an incorrect authorship, by Neave, 1939, Nomencl. zool. 1: 311.

Poole (1989) included MEGAZETHES Warren, 1913 as a junior synonym of ARYTRURA John, 1912.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus ARYTRURA.

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Junior name(s):
Megazethes Warren, 1913: 405.


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