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

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Genus:
Parapsestis Warren, 1912 . Gross-Schmett. Erde. 2 : 329.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : THYATIRINAE

Type-species:
Cymatophora argenteopicta Oberthür, 1879. Diagnoses Espéces nouv. Lépid. ile Askold : 13.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: [S.E. of Vladivostok], Askold Island, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 329 is stated on that page, in both the German and English editions, to be 1.vi.1912.

PARAPSESTIS was included within the subfamily DREPANIDAE: THYATIRINAE by Minet & Scoble, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Parapestis ; Suzuki, 1916: 84.


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