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

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Genus:
Properigea Barnes & Benjamin, 1927 . Pan-Pacif. Ent. 3 : 112.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Perigea loculosa Grote, 1881. Papilio 1: 154.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Tucson, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NEPERIGEA McDunnough, 1937 as a junior synonym of PROPERIGEA Barnes & Benjamin, 1926.

Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus PROPERIGEA.

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