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

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Genus:
Margarodes Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 301.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis unionalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: 21, pl.20, fig.132.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 203.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Margarodes Guilding, 1829, Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 16 (1): 118 - Insecta, Hemiptera, and a junior objective homonym of Palpita Hübner, [1808]. See also: Ledereria Marschall, 1873; Hvidodes Swinhoe, 1900.

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Senior name:
Palpita Hübner, 1808: pl.[209].


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