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

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Genus:
Paropta Staudinger, 1900 . Dt. ent. Z. 12 : 159.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Cossus paradoxus Herrich-Schäffer, 1851. Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2: pl.Hepialides & Cossides 2: fig.9. [; [1853] 1843-1856, ibidem 6: 39]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [TURKEY]: [Izmir] Smyrna, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Cossidae in Wikipedia.

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