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

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Genus:
Proboscis Thieme, 1907 . Berl. ent. Z. 51(2/3) : 168.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : SATYRINI : PRONOPHILINA

Type-species:
Pronophila propylea Hewitson, 1857. Ill. exot. Butts 4: [80], pl.[40], figs 5-6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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