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

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Genus:
Proboloptera Meyrick, 1892 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 6 : 584 [key], 641.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Proboloptera embolias Meyrick, 1892. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 6: 641.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4, both sexes AUSTRALIA: New South Wales, Blackheath (3500 feet), (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PROBOLOPTERA.

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