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

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Genus:
Prolitha Berio, 1980 . Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 83 : 14, 18.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua lapidea Hübner, 1808. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.82, fig.382.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included GRAPTOLITHA Hübner, 1821; RHIZOLITHA Curtis, 1830; and PROLITHA Berio, 1980 as junior synonyms of LITHOPHANE Hübner, 1821.

PROLITHA Berio, 1980, was treated as a valid genus, revalidated by Beck, 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 55.

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