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

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Genus:
Paramimetica Warren, 1889 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1889 : 235.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Paramimetica subrufa Warren, 1889. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 235.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Schaus , 1916. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 50: 368.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 4 females [BRAZIL]: Amazon basin, R. Purus, Juruena and R. Jura, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. subrufa is a junior subjective synonym of Physula phtisialis Guenée, 1854.

See also: Mursa Walker, 1859, and Sisputa Möschler, 1890.

Poole (1989) included AGANZAGARA Walker, 1866; PARAMIMETICA Warren, 1889; and SISPUTA Möschler, 1890 as junior synonyms of MURSA Walker, 1859.

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