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

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Genus:
Protogygia McDunnough, 1929 . Bull. Dep. Mines Petrol. Resour. Br. Columb. 55 : 37.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis lagena Grote, 1875. In: Boisduval & GuenĂ©e, Can. Ent. 7: 26.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: California, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus PROTOGYGIA.

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