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

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Genus:
Pararcte Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 49.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena schneideriana Stoll, 1780. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 37, pl.308, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(P. schneideriana is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1780)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PARARCTE in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus PARARCTE

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