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

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Genus:
Prorocopis Meyrick, 1897 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1897 : 373.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Prorocopis melanochorda Meyrick, 1897. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 373.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female AUSTRALIA: W. Aust., Carnarvon, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PROROCOPIS in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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