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

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Genus:
Prothymia Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 282.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Noctua aenea Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 85.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type AUSTRIA: Vienna region, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Prothymia is a junior objective synonym of Phytometra Haworth, 1809.

See: PHYTOMETRA Haworth, 1809.

Poole (1989) included ANTARCHAEA Hübner, 1821; PROTHYMIA Hübner, 1823; NANTHILDA Blanchard, 1840; PSEUDOMICRA Butler, 1892; and PYRALIDESTHES Warren, 1913 as junior synonyms of PHYTOMETRA Haworth, 1809.

ANTARCHAEA Hübner, 1821 was referred to the Phytometrini within the Noctuidae by Wiltshire, 1990, Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11 : 232.

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Senior name:
Phytometra Haworth, 1809: 254.


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