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

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Genus:
Prolyncestis Viette, 1971 . Bull. Madagascar 298 : 274.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Prolyncestis biplagiata Viette, 1971. Bull. Madagascar 298: 276, figs 3, 4.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: Tuléar, Sept-Lacs, (MNHN, Paris)..

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

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PROLYNCESTIS.

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