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

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Genus:
Prochoristis Meyrick, 1890 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 438 [key], 458.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : CYBALOMIINAE

Type-species:
Botys rupicapralis Lederer, 1855. Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 5: 218, pl.3, (Lederer syrische Schmett.), fig.12.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1899. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 230.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats PROCHORISTIS in the CRAMBIDAE: CYBALOMIINAE.

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