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

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Genus:
Parapheromia McDunnough, 1920 . Bull. Dep. Agric. Can. ent. Brch. 18 : 17, pl.9, fig.3; pl.11, figs 1, 2.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Alcis lichenaria Pearsall, 1906. Sci. Bull. Mus. Brooklyn Inst. Arts Sciences 1(8): 215.

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but included as `*Alcio lichenaria', an incorrect subsequent spelling of the generic name).]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Cochise Co., Palmerlee, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species in the genus PARAPHEROMIA.

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