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

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Genus:
Paramaxates Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 387.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Macaria vagata Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 927.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) [INDIA]: Hindostan; Silhet, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Macaria vagata is a junior subjective synonym of Hypochroma polygrapharia Walker, 1860, ibidem 21: 439.

See also: Lissolica Swinhoe, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LISSOLICA Swinhoe, 1894 as a junior synonym of PARAMAXATES Warren, 1894 April 16.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 10 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PARAMAXATES.

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