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

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Genus:
Pidorus Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 424.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : CHALCOSIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena glaucopis Drury, 1773. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : 11, [91] Index, pl.6, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 51.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Bengal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Zygaenidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Piderus ; Walker, 1865: 117.
Pidora ; Walker, 1856: 1670.


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