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

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Genus:
Pronomeuta Meyrick, 1905 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 16 : 608.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : YPONOMEUTIDAE : YPONOMEUTINAE

Type-species:
Pronomeuta sarcopis Meyrick, 1905. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 16: 608.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The late J. Kyrki of Finland had informed us that he intended to transfer Pronomeuta to the Zygaenidae.

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