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

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Genus:
Paramecyna Amsel, 1961 . Ark. Zool. (2) 13 : 419.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Paramecyna dimorphalis Amsel, 1961. Ark. Zool. (2), 13: 419 text-fig.127, pl.6, fig.229.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Paramecyna Aurivillius, 1910, in Sjöstedt Wiss. Ergebn. schwed. zool. Exped. Kilimanjaro Meru . . . 1905-1906 1 (7): 149 - Insecta, Coleoptera. No replacement name is currently available.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats PARAMECYNA in the CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE.

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