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

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Paroligia Warren, 1913 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 11 : 128.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Erastria pallidisca Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 372, pl.37, fig.14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [INDIA]: [W. Bengal], Darjiling, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 128 was stated on page 121 as 1913 August 5th in both the German and the English editions.

Poole (1989) included PAROLIGIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus PAROLIGIA.

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