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

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Genus:
Parascolia Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 143.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Pseudoscolia tenebrifera Hampson, 1914. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl. 1): 450, fig.. [(of Pseudoscolia Hampson, 1914)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for PSEUDOSCOLIA Hampson, 1914.

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Junior name(s):
Pseudoscolia Hampson, 1914: xix (index), 450.


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