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

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Proschaliphora Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : xvii [index], 7 [key], 454.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Proschaliphora citricostata Hampson, 1901. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 454, fig.194.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [KENYA] BR. E. AFRICA: Athi River, (? Depository)..

Proschaliphora Hampson, 1901 was treated in the Arctiidae, Arctiinae by Watson, Fletcher and Nye, 1979 Generic Names Moths World, 2 : 159. Proschaliphora was referred to the Noctuidae from the Arctiidae by Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical tiger-moths : an illustrated catalogue with generic diagnoses and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera : Arctiidae), p. 24.

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