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

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Genus:
Lythrodes Smith, 1903 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 29 : 206.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Lythrodes radiatus Smith, 1903. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 29: 206.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 214.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Yuma County, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LYTHRODES in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus LYTHRODES.

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