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

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Genus:
Paracotis Janse, 1932 . Moths S. Afr. 1 : 121 [key], 273.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Boarmia sabinei Prout, 1915. Novit. zool. 22: 357.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female RHODESIA [ZIMBABWE]: Victoria Falls, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Paracotis Janse, 1932 was treated as a junior [subjective] synonym of Zeuctoboarmia Prout, 1915 by Herbulot, 1981, Lambillionea 81 (5-6) : 37.

Parsons et al. (1999) included PARACOTIS Janse, 1932 as a junior synonym of ZEUCTOBOARMIA Prout, 1915.

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