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

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Genus:
Paracraga Dyar, 1905 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 29 : 176.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : DALCERIDAE

Type-species:
Paracraga innocens Schaus, 1905. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 29: 331.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(in anticipation of Schaus's description of innocens)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) FRENCH GUIANA: Maroni River, St Laurent, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Paracraga was nomenclaturally available but was without an available included nominal species between the date of its publication by Dyar and that of its type-species by Schaus.

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