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

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Genus:
Parabraxas Leech, 1897 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 20 : 110 [footnote].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : EPICOPEIIDAE

Type-species:
Abraxas davidi Oberthür, 1886. Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (6), 5(Bull.): ccxxix. [(of Oberthueria Leech, 1897)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CHINA]: [west and Thibet], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Parabraxas was proposed as the objective replacement name for Oberthueria Leech, 1897.

PARABRAXAS was included within the family EPICOPEIIDAE by Minet & Scoble, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Methystria Seitz, 1912: 449.
Oberthueria Leech, 1897: 188.
Oberthuria ; Leech, 1897: 188.
Thuria Chu & Zhu, 1897: 107.


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