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

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Genus:
Paracolax Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 344.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis derivalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: pl.3, fig.19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Synopsis Genera Br. Insects : 105.

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CAPNISTIS Warren, 1913; PARAHERMINIA Richards, 1932; and CRINISINUS Bryk, 1949 as junior synonyms of PARACOLAX Hübner, 1825.

Poole (1989) included 16 species in the genus PARACOLAX Hübner, 1825.

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Junior name(s):
Paraherminia Richards, 1932: 188.


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