Parascotia Hübner,  1816 was treated in the Noctuidae: Ophiderinae in Nye, 1975, 1 : 370.
Parascotia was referred from the Herminiinae to the Catocalinae within the Noctuidae by Tikhomirov, 1979, Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR 82 : 82.
Nye (1975) stated:-
G. carbonaria is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena fuliginaria Linnaeus, 1761, Fauna Suecica (Edn 2): 327.
Fletcher (1979, Generic Names Moths World) and Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-
Further information in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1: 370. [See above].
Poole (1989) included PARASCOTIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).
Poole (1989) included BOLETOBIA Bosiduval, 1840; BOLITOBIA Agassiz, 1847; and KARA Matsumura, 1925 as junior synonyms of PARASCOTIA Hübner, 1825.
Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus PARASCOTIA.
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