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

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Genus:
Paranympha Butler, 1879 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1879 : 73.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena toxea Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 133 pl.358, figs G, H.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . no locality given [tropical America]

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Paranympha is a junior objective synonym of Oxidercia Hübner, [1825].

See: OXIDERCIA Hübner, [1825] 1916.

Poole (1989) included OXYDERCIA Agassiz, 1847; GANGRA Walker, 1862 (as GONAGRA on page 748); and PARANYMPHA Butler, 1879 as junior synonyms of OXIDERCIA Hübner, 1825.

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Senior name:
Oxidercia Hübner, 1825: 340.


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