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

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Genus:
Pantura Moore, 1885 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 247.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Bocana ophiusalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 173.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 females CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ASTA Walker, 1863; OROBA Walker, 1863; PANTURA Moore, 1885; and IMLEANGA Lucas, 1901 as junior synonyms of AVITTA Walker, 1858.

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