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

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Genus:
Prorachia Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 9 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Thalpochares daria Druce, 1898. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 2: 497, pl.95, fig.29.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male MEXICO: Jalapa, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1909, ibidem 8: ix, 230.

Poole (1989) included PRORACHIA Hampson, 1908 as a junior synonym of METAPONPNEUMATA Möschler, 1890.

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