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

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Genus:
Pronotestra Hampson, 1905 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5 : xi [index], 224.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Mamestra silenides Staudinger, 1895. Dt. ent. Z. 7: 273, pl.9, fig.14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 3 females [SPAIN]: Andalusia, Chiclana, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PRONOTESTRA.

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Junior name(s):
Protonestra ; Warren, 1909: 82.


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