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

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Genus:
Paraxestia Hampson, 1903 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4 : xix [index], 601.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Amphipyra flavicaudata Warren, 1888. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 312.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 8 females INDIA: [Punjab], Abbottabad, Thundiani, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus PARAXESTIA.

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