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

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Genus:
Paracentropus Boursin, 1958 . Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 27 : 6.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Scythocentropus cyrus Brandt, 1938. Ent. Rdsch. 55: 523, figs 92-95.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male IRAN: Fort Sine-Sefid, (NR, Stockholm)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PARACENTROPUS in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PARACENTROPUS.

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