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

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Prodenia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 5 : 159.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Hadena retina Freyer, 1845. Neuere Beitr. Schmett. 5: 161, pl.478, figs 2, 3.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 17. [(as `retina Friv.', an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female CRETE I.: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

H. retina is a junior subjective synonym of Hadena littoralis Boisduval, 1883, Nouv. Annls Mus. Paris. 2: 239, pl.13, fig. 8.

Poole (1989) included LAPHYGMA Guenée, 1852; PRODENIA Guenée, 1852; RUSIDRINA Staudinger, 1892; and PRODENIA Guenée, 1852 as junior synonyms of SPODOPTERA Guenée, 1852.

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