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

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Genus:
Pronophila Doubleday, 1849 . Gen. diurn. Lep. 2 : pl.60, figs 1-3.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : SATYRINI : PRONOPHILINA

Type-species:
Pronophila thelebe Doubleday, 1849. Gen. diurn. Lep. : pl.60, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1867. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3), 20(118): 266.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Mygona Westwood, 1851: 357.


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