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

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Genus:
Paradiopa Prout, 1928 . Sarawak Mus. J. 3 : 464.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Paradiopa parthenia Prout, 1928. Sarawak Mus. J. 3: 465, pl.15, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, Mt Dulit, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PARADIOPA 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 3 species in the genus PARADIOPA.

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