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

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Genus:
Pteroprista Warren, 1889 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1889 : 256.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Pteroprista metallica Warren, 1889. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 257.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [BRAZIL]: Amazon basin, R. Madeira, R. Mamellos, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PTEROPRISTA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PTEROPRISTA.

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