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

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Genus:
Protexarnis McDunnough, 1929 . Bull. Dep. Mines Petrol. Resour. Br. Columb. 55 : 26.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis balanitis Grote, 1873. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1: 97.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female [U.S.A.]: Colorado Territory, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1903, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4: 313

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 20 species in the genus PROTEXARNIS.

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