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

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Genus:
Eustixia Hübner, 1823 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : 24.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : GLAPHYRIINAE

Type-species:
Eustixia pupula Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 24, pl.[57], figs 327, 328.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 339.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Eustixia was included in the Pyralidae Pyraustinae by Hampson, 1899 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1899: 275; it was placed in the Pyralidae Odontiinae by Munroe, 1961 Can. Ent. (Suppl.) 24: 50.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats EUSTIXIA in the CRAMBIDAE: GLAPHYRIINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Thelcteria Lederer, 1863: 269 (key), 350.
Thlecteria ; Dyar, 1925: 8.


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