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

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Genus:
Protophana Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : ix [index], 121.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Herrichia cervina Edwards, 1890. Ent. amer. 6: 114.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 ex. [U.S.A.]: N. California, Mt. Shasta, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PROTOPHANA Hampson, 1906 as a junior synonym of EUROS Edwards, 1881.

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