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

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Genus:
Parapamea Bird, 1927 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 35 : 181.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Ochria buffaloensis Grote, 1877. Can. Ent. 9: 88.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female [U.S.A.]: [N.Y.], Buffalo, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1910, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 33

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PARAPAMEA 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 only 1 species in PARAPAMEA Bird, 1927.

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