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

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Genus:
Parathermes Hampson, 1902 . Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2 : 368.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Renodes nigriceps Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1595.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

R. nigriceps is a junior subjective synonym of Ophiusa marchalii Boisduval, 1833, Nouv. Annls Mus. Paris 2: 253, pl. 13, fig. 4.

Poole (1989) included PARATHERMES Hampson, 1902 as a junior synonym of MAXERA Walker, 1865.

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