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

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Genus:
Prolophota Hampson, 1896 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4 : 546.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Prolophota trigonifera Hampson, 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 547, fig.284.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male CEYLON: Hambantota, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PROLOPHOTA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus PROLOPHOTA.

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