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

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Genus:
Pilemia Möschler, 1882 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 31 : 427.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Pilemia deformalis Möschler, 1882. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 31: 427 pl.18, fig.36.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Pilemia Fairmaire, 1863, in Jacquelin du Val & Fairmaire, Gen. Coléopt. Europe 4: 175 - Insecta, Coleoptera. There is no objective replacement name but P. deformalis was stated by Schaus, 1940, Scient. Surv. P. Rico 12: 367, to be a junior subjective synonym of Botys periusalis Walker, 1859, the type-species of Rhectocraspeda Warren, 1892; the latter is thus available for use as a= subjective replacement name.

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Senior name:
Rhectocraspeda Warren, 1892: 439.


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