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

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Genus:
Prostheta Turner, 1922 . Proc. R. Soc. Vict. 35 : 33.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Prostheta acrypta Turner, 1922. Proc. R. Soc. Vict. 35: 33.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: S. Aust., Tumby, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PROSTHETA.

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