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

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Genus:
Prionoxanthia Draudt, 1950 . Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 40 : 122.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Prionoxanthia cinnamomina Draudt, 1950. Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 40: 122, pl.8, fig.7.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female CHINA: [Shensi Prov.], Tai-pei-shan, (ZFMAK, Bonn)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. cinnamomina is a junior subjective synonym of Pygopteryx suava Staudinger, 1887.

See also: Pygopteryx Staudinger, 1887.

Poole (1989) included PRIONOXANTHIA Draudt, 1950 as a junior synonym of PYGOPTERYX Staudinger, 1887.

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