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

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Genus:
Chara Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 559.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Chara albosignata Staudinger, 1892. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 6: 559, pl.14, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1913. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3: 402.

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.S.R.]: Amur district, Askold, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus CHARA.

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