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

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Genus:
Protophyta Turner, 1910 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 35 : 564 [key], 648.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Pseudoterpna castanea Lower, 1898. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 23: 45.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: New South Wales, Liverpool, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus PROTOPHYTA.

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