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

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Genus:
Protoperigea McDunnough, 1937 . Can. Ent. 69 : 62.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Platyperigea anotha Dyar, 1904. Can. Ent. 36: 29.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [CANADA]: British Columbia, Revelstoke, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PROTOPERIGEA 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 2 species in the genus PROTOPERIGEA.

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