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

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Genus:
Probithia Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 440.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Hemerophila exclusa Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [INDIA]: Hindostan, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Probithia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Bithia Walker, 1866.

Parsons et al. (1999) included BITHIA Walker, 1866 as a junior synonym of PROBITHIA Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus PROBITHIA.

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Junior name(s):
Bithia Walker, 1866: 1599.


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