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

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Genus:
Hosidia Hampson, 1901 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 8 : xxi [key], 408.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Hosidia ochrineurella Hampson, 1901. Mém. Lépid. 8: 409, pl.45, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Hosidia was established in the Pyralidae Anerastini, part now Pyralidae Peoriinae part Pyralidae Phycitinae. On the advice of Dr J. Shaffer, Virginia Hosidia is here placed in the Peoriinae.

Hosidia and H. ochrineurella were Ragonot manuscript names made nomenclaturally available by Hampson.

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