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

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Genus:
Pirgulina Hering, 1926 . Gross-Schmett. Erde. 14 : 125.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Pirgulina jordani Hering, 1926. In: Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde. 14: 125, pl.19, row b.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: Diego-Suarez, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Pterothysanidae, but has since been transferred to the Lymantriidae where it was placed by Collenette, 1953, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (12) 6: 567.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 125 was cited on page 121 as 9.x.1926 in both the German and English editions. Pirgulina was established in the Pterothysanidae, but was placed in the Lymantriidae by Collenette, 1953, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (12) 6: 567.

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