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

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Genus:
Progonia Hampson, 1896 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4 : 538.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Progonia reniferalis Hampson, 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 538, fig.278.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. reniferalis is a junior subjective synonym of Herminia oileusalis Walker, [1859] 1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 16: 116.

Poole (1989) included PROGONIA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus PROGONIA.

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Junior name(s):
Pogonia ; Edwards, 1996: 289.


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