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

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Genus:
Paida Jordan, 1896 , in Rothschild & Jordan. Novit. zool. 3 : 47.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Pais pulchra Trimen, 1863. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 524.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female SOUTH WEST AFRICA: Damaraland, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Paida Jordan is not preoccupied by * Paida; Mabille, 1878, Petites Nouv. Ent. 2: 274, an incorrect subsequent spelling of Paidia Hübner, [1819], - Lepid., Arctiidae.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PAIDA.

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Junior name(s):
Peida ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 423.


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