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

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Genus:
Hymenia Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 361.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis perspectalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: 18, pl.16, fig.101.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 293.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Hymenia Hübner, [1825] 1816 was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Rose, 1982 Journal of the Entomological Research 6 (1) : 58.

HYMENIA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats HYMENIA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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