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

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Genus:
Orenaia Duponchel, 1845 . Cat. méth. Lépid. Eur. : 196.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : EVERGESTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena alpestralis Fabricius, 1787. Mantissa Ins. 2: 217.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Orenaia was transferred from the Pyralidae Pyraustinae to the Pyralidae Evergestinae by Marion, 1957, Entomologiste 13: 78.

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

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats ORENAIA in the CRAMBIDAE: EVERGESTINAE.

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