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

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Genus:
Prophyla Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 4.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom. 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 Opinion 789: 216.

Only included species: * Prophyla turbulenta Hübner, Phosphila turbulenta Hübner, 1818.

Prophyla was placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No. 1882.

See: PHOSPHILA Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Phosphila Hübner, 1818: 15.


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