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Prodoxus cinereus Riley, 1881

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Prodoxus cinereus Riley, 1881: 636.
Type locality: California
Type: Syntypes 7 : California, leg. Morrison; in coll. ?

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


The species is native in north and central America, but has been displaced with its foodplant also to Europe.

Worth knowing:


Riley, C. V. 1881. Further notes on the Pollination of Yucca and on Pronuba and Prodoxus. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 29: 617-639.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2020.05.05
not reviewed