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

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Genus:
Hercynella Bethune-Baker, 1893 . Ent. mon. Mag. 29 : 204.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : ODONTIINAE

Type-species:
Hercynella staudingeri Bethune-Baker, 1893. Ent. mon. Mag. 29: 204.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Collins , 1962. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (13), 5: 6.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Hercynella was not placed in a family when established; it was placed in the Pyralidae Pyraustinae by Hampson, 1899 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1899: 286; and in the Pyralidae Odontiinae by Munroe, 1961 Can. Ent. (Suppl.) 24: 5.

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

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