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

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Genus:
Pirga Aurivillius, 1891 . Ent. Tidskr. 12 : 228.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Pirga mirabilis Aurivillius, 1891. Ent. Tidskr. 12: 228, pl.2, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GABON] GABUN: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Pirga and P. mirabilis were made nomenclaturally available by a figure on a plate and its legend. The written descriptions were published a year later by Aurivillius, 1892, ibidem 13: 192, 193.

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