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

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Genus:
Probole Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.64, fig.364. [[1856], ibidem 1: 27, 40.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Probole alienaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.64, fig.364.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) NORTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. alienaria is a junior subjective synonym of Metrocampa amicaria Herrich-Schäffer, [1855], ibidem 1 (1): wrapper, pl.64, fig.361.

See also: Hyperetis Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included HYPERETIS Guenée, 1857 as a junior synonym of PROBOLE Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus PROBOLE.

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