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

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Genus:
Prosoparia Grote, 1883 . Can. Ent. 15 : 130.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Prosoparia perfuscaria Grote, 1883. Can. Ent. 15: 130.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [U.S.A.]: Arizona, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Friesia Barnes & McDonnough, 1912.

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

Poole (1989) included FRIESIA Barnes & McDonnough, 1912 as a junior synonym of PROSOPARIA Grote, 1883.

Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus PROSOPARIA.

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