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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Parthenodes Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 252.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : MUSOTIMINAE

Type-species:
Parthenodes hydrocampalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 253, pl.9, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

When established, Parthenodes contained a second nominal species that was doubtfully included; under the Code, Article 67(h), a doubtfully included species cannot be designated validly as type-species.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats PARTHENODES in the CRAMBIDAE: MUSOTIMINAE.

Learn more about Crambidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PARTHENODES and included species.


Submit correction/addition