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

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Genus:
Parapercnia Wehrli, 1939 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 265.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Abraxas giraffata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 205.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [INDIA]: Inde centrale [central India], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Parapercnia was originally proposed as a subgenus of Percnia Guenée, 1857.

The part of Seitz containing page 265 has appeared only in the German edition; the date of its publication is stated on that page to be 27.ix.1939.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus PARAPERCNIA.

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