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

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Genus:
Prominea Saalm├╝ller, 1891 . Lepid. Madagascar : 482.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Capnodes porrecta Saalm├╝ller, 1880. Ber. senckenb. naturf. Ges. 1879-1880: 286.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (FNS, Frankfurt)..

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

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus PROMINEA.

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