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

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Genus:
Protoseudyra Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 9 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Caradrina picta Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 263.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 443.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes CHINA & INDIA & [SIKKIM]: Chekiang & [Assam] Khasis, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9: xiv, 443.

Poole (1989) included PROTOSEUDYRA 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 PROTOSEUDYRA.

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