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

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Genus:
Parastictus ; Agassiz, 1847 . Nomencl. zool. (Index univ.) : 274.

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Parastichtis Hübner, [1821].

Poole (1989) included PARASTICTUS Agassiz, 1847; DYSCHORISTA Lederer, 1857; and TAENIOSEA Grote, 1874 as junior synonyms of PARASTICHTIS Hübner, 1821.

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Senior name:
Parastichtis Hübner, 1821: 213.


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