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

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Genus:
Prinasura Hampson, 1903 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 11 : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Prinasura pyrrhopsamma Hampson, 1903. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 11: 350.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: New South Wales, Sydney, (? Depository)..

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

P. pyrrhopsamma is a junior subjective synonym of Pallene structa Walker, 1854, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 543.

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Junior name(s):
Pallene Walker, 1854: 542.


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