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

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Genus:
Protheodes Swinhoe, 1885 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 : 456.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Protheodes veprecola Swinhoe, 1885. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 456.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Bombay, Poona, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PROTHEODES in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included EUMILICHIA Warren, 1914 as a junior synonym of PROTHEODES Swinhoe, 1885.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PROTHEODES.

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Junior name(s):
Eumilichia Warren, 1937: 347.


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