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

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Genus:
Gyros Edwards, 1881 . Papilio 1 : 117.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : ODONTIINAE

Type-species:
Oribates muirii Edwards, 1881. Papilio 1: 22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1882. Can. Ent. 14: 196.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 3 females [U.S.A.]: Cal., Tuolumne Co., (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) and Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Gyros was established as the objective replacement name for Oribates Edwards, 1881.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats GYROS in the CRAMBIDAE: ODONTIINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Oribates Edwards, 1881: 22.


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