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

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Genus:
Paota Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 294 [key], 295.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Lythria fultaria Grote, 1882. Can. Ent. 14: 174.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [U.S.A.]: Arizona, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus PAOTA.

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