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

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Genus:
Parthenos Hübner, 1823 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl.[215].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Parthenos nubilis Hübner, 1823. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl.[215].    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type [NORTH AMERICA]: ? Locality, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Parthenos Hübner, [1819] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett. : 38, Lepid., Nymphalidae. The objective replacement name is Euparthenos Grote, 1876.

See: EUPARTHENOS Grote, 1876.

Poole (1989) included PARTHENOS Hübner, 1823; and CATOCALIRRHUS Andrews, 1877 as junior synonyms of EUPARTHENOS Grote, 1876.

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Senior name:
Euparthenos Grote, 1876: 301.


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