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

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Genus:
Aporodes Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 159.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : ODONTIINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis floralis Hübner, 1809. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: pl.22, fig.142.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Aporodes was established in the Hercynidae, now included in the Pyralidae Odontiinae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Pyraustinae by Hampson, 1896, Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4: 444; and transferred to the Odontiinae by Munroe, 1961 Can. Ent. (Suppl.) 24: 5.


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