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

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Genus:
Paraxestis Hampson, 1902 . Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2 : 317.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Paraxestis rufescens Hampson, 1902. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2: 317.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SOUTH AFRICA: Natal, Durban, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PARAXESTIS.

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Junior name(s):
Parexistis ; Gr├╝nberg, 1912: 142.


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