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

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Genus:
Praezygaena Alberti, 1954 . Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 30 : 185.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : ZYGAENINAE

Type-species:
Zygaena myodes Druce, 1899. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 3: 232.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Graham's Town, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Praezygaena was established as subgenus of Epizygaena Jordan, [1907].

PRAEZYGAENA was included within the subfamily ZYGAENIDAE: ZYGAENINAE by Epstein et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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