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

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Genus:
Prophantis Warren, 1896 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 18 : 113.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Botys octoguttalis Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.135, fig.38.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Shibuya , 1928. J. Fac. Agric. Hokkaido imp. Univ. 22: 252.

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

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats PROPHANTIS in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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