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

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Genus:
Protaulaca Meyrick, 1891 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 5 : 793 [key], 810.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Protaulaca scythropa Meyrick, 1891. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 5: 810.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Queensland, Brisbane; New South Wales, Sydney, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PROTAULACA Meyrick, 1891 as a junior synonym of POLYCLYSTA Guenée, 1857.

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