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

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Genus:
Proxenus Herrich-Schäffer, 1850 . Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2 : 190, 240.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Caradrina hospes Freyer, 1831. Neuere Beitr. Schmett. 1: 40, pl.21, fig.4.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ITALY]: Sicily, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PROXENUS Herrich-Schäffer, 1850; ELYDNA Walker, 1858; NEBRISSA Walker, 1862; RADINACRA Butler, 1878; DADICA Moore, 1881; RADINOGOES Butler, 1886; STREPSELYDNA Warren, 1911; HYDRILLULA Tams, 1938; TECTOREA Berio, 1955 as junior synonyms of ATHETIS Hübner, 1821.

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