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

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Genus:
Parascaptia Bethune-Baker, 1908 . Novit. zool. 15 : 195.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Parascaptia biplagata Bethune-Baker, 1908. Novit. zool. 15: 195.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Babooni, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Parascaptia was used in the original combination of species now placed in the Tortricidae.

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