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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Paradirphia Michener, 1949 . J. Kans. ent. Soc. 22 : 146.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : HEMILEUCINAE

Type-species:
Phricodia coprea Draudt, 1930. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 6: 781, pl.117D, row e.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MEXICO: Cuernavaca, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Paradirphia was established as a subgenus of Ormiscodes Blanchard, 1852.

PARADIRPHIA was included within the subfamily SATURNIIDAE: HEMILEUCINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

Learn more about Saturniidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PARADIRPHIA and included species.


Submit correction/addition