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

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Genus:
Proutoscia Schaus, 1912 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 10 : 286.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Proutoscia mirifica Schaus, 1912. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 10: 286.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes COSTA RICA: Sixola, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PROUTOSCIA.

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