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

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Genus:
Asura Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 484.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Asura cervicalis Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 484.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 299.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA] NEW HOLLAND: and [Tasmania] Van Dieman's Land, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ASURA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Azurea ; Strand & Ramme, 1911: 301.


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