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

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Genus:
Paromia Schaus, 1913 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 11 : 23.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Paromia nigripunctata Schaus, 1913. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 11: 23.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type COSTA RICA: Cartago, Juan Vinas, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Paromia Westwood, 1851, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (2) 1: 167, -Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Ramopia nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: RAMOPIA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included PAROMIA Schaus, 1913 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of RAMOPIA Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Ramopia Nye, 1975: 425.


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