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

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Genus:
Proteinania Hampson, 1905 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5 : xii [index], 290.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Chloridea vigasia Schaus, 1894. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 21: 239.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male MEXICO: Las Vegas, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1905, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5: 201

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

C. vigasia is a junior subjective synonym of Bombyx agavis Blasquez, 1870, Natueraleza 1: 285, figs 5-12.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus PROTEINANIA.

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