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

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Genus:
Alura Möschler, 1884 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 33 : 303.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Alura caupona Möschler, 1884. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 33: 304, pl.16, fig.18.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Kaffernlandes, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ULOTHRICHOPUS Wallengren, 1865; and ALURA Möschler, 1883 as junior synonyms of ULOTRICHOPUS Wallengren, 1860.

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