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

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Genus:
Pterogonia Swinhoe, 1891 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 152.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Pterogonia episcopalis Swinhoe, 1891. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 152.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 362.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male INDIA: S., Nilgiri Hills, Coonoor, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CRASPEDOGONIA Hampson, 1893 as a junior synonym of PTEROGONIA Swinhoe, 1891.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus PTEROGONIA.

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