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

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Genus:
Paraptera Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 250 [key], 252.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Paraptera danbyi Hulst, 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 252.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CANADA]: Brit. Columbia, Victoria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PARAPTERA Hulst, 1896; RACHELA Hulst, 1896 as junior synonyms of OPEROPHTERA Hübner, 1825.


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