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

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Genus:
Protocryphia Barnes & McDunnough, 1918 . Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4(2) : 112.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Eustrotia secta Grote, 1879. Can. Ent. 11: 199.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: Massachusetts, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PROTOCRYPHIA Barnes & McDunnough, 1918 as a junior synonym of HYPERSTROTIA Hampson, 1910.

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