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

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Genus:
Procitheronia Michener, 1949 . J. Kans. ent. Soc. 22 : 142.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : CERATOCAMPINAE

Type-species:
Citheronia fenestrata Rothschild, 1907. Novit. zool. 14: 421.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PERU: south-eastern, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Procitheronia was established as a subgenus of Citheronia Hübner, [1819]; it was raised to generic level by Oiticica, 1955, Bolm Mus. nac. Rio de J. (N.S.) Zool. 126: 1.

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