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

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Genus:
Loxostege Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 352.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis aeruginalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: 26, pl.20, fig.133.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1918. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9), 2: 189.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats LOXOSTEGE in the CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE.

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