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

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Genus:
Paralpenus Watson, 1988 . Entomologica scand. 19(3) : 274.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Hyphantria atripes Hampson, 1909. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 4: 363.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype GHANA: 'Volta River', (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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


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