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

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Genus:
Procus Agassiz, 1846 . Nomencl. zool. (Nomina syst. Generum Lepid.) : 57.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua latruncula Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 89.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRIA: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

As Agassiz did not included any species but referred Procus to Oken, 1815 (see below), then the type-species must be the one originally included by Oken.

Poole (1989) included MIANA Stephens, 1829; and PROCUS Agassiz, 1846 as junior synonyms of OLIGIA Hübner, 1821.

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Junior name(s):
Procus Oken, 1815: 682.


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