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

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Genus:
Parathyris Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 158.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena cedonulli Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 108, pl.346, figs A, B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 852.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

P. cedonulli is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

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Junior name(s):
Thyrarctia Hampson, 1901: [viii (index)], 3 (key), 9.


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