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

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Genus:
Paranataelia Draudt, 1935 . Ent. Rdsch. 52 : 192.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Anataelia orotavae Draudt, 1933. Ent. Rdsch. 50: 169, pl.2, fig.9. [(of Anataelia Draudt, 1933)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [CANARY IS]: Teneriffe, Orotava, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. orotavae is a junior subjective synonym of Eumichtis tenerifica Hampson, 1906, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 326, pl. 108, fig. 5.

Paranataelia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Anataelia Draudt, 1933.

Poole (1989) included PARANATAELIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included ANATAELIA Draudt, 1933 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of PARANATAELIA Draudt, 1935.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus PARANATAELIA.

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Junior name(s):
Anataelia Draudt, 1933: 168.


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