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

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Genus:
Prorocrania Turner, 1904 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 28 : 225.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Prorocrania argyritis Turner, 1904. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 28: 226.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Western Australia, Albany, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. argyritis is a junior subjective synonym of Arcina fulgorigera Walker, [1863] 1862, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 26: 1744.

See also: Arcina Walker, [1863].

Parsons et al. (1999) included PROROCRANIA Turner, 1904 as a junior synonym of ARCINA Walker, 1863 [February 14].

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