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

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Pedois Turner, 1900 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 24 : 12.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Pedois neurosticha Lower, 1894. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 18: 112.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1922. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 180: 195. [(but cited as lewinella Newman)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

When Meyrick designated as type-species Depressaria lewinella Newman, 1856, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (2) 3: 291, a nominal species not originally included in Pedois, he also on the next page placed neurosticha, a nominal species originally included in Pedois, as a junior subjective synonym of lewinella. Under the Code (Edn 3), Article 69(a)(v), this designation constitutes the fixation of the originally included nominal species as the type-species.

Pedois was attributed by Turner to Meyrick.

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