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

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Genus:
Paragrotis Dyar, 1902 . Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 52 : 140.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Carneades moerens Grote, 1883. Can. Ent. 15: 4. [(of Carneades Grote, 1883)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [U.S.A.]: Arizona, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Paragrotis was proposed as the objective replacement name for Carneades Grote, 1883; but Dyar attributed Paragrotis to F. C. Pratt, and this has been followed by Neave, 1940, Nomencl. zool. 3: 570.

Poole (1989) included METAXYJA Hübner, 1821; EXARNIS Hübner, 1821; BROTIS Hübner, 1821; TELMIA Hübner, 1821; MIMETES Hübner, 1821; PLEONECTOPODA Grote, 1873; CARNEADES Grote, 1883; CHORIZAGROTIS Smith, 1890; PARAGROTIS Dyar, 1903; OROSAGROTIS Hampson, 1903; MESOEUXOA Corti, 1932; MENADA Kozhantschikov, 1937; and LONGIVESICA Hardwick, 1970 as junior synonyms of EUXOA Hübner, 1821.

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Junior name(s):
Carneades Grote, 1883: 4.


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