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

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Genus:
Parapalta Prout, 1940 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 12 : 294.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Anapalta semiviridis Joicey & Talbot, 1917. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 20: 67, pl.3, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females DUTCH NEW GUINEA [IRIAN JAYA]: [West Irian], Wandammen Mts., 3000-4000 feet, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The part of Seitz containing page 294 has appeared only in the German edition; its date of publication is stated on page 293 to be 1.xi.1940.

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

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