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

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Genus:
Protorhoe Herbulot, 1951 . Revue fr. Lépid. 13 : 62.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Melanippe unicata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 393.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [TURKEY]: Amasieh [Amasya], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus PROTORHOE.

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