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

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Genus:
Parasophista Meyrick, 1935 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 567.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Machimia mitosema Turner, 1916. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 41: 373. [(of Paracharactis Meyrick, 1918)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Parasophista was established as an objective replacement name for Paracharactis Meyrick, 1918, a junior homonym.

See also: Epicharactis Turner, 1946.

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Junior name(s):
Epicharactis Turner, 1946: 94 (key), 105.
Paracharactis Meyrick, 1918: 215.


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