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

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Genus:
Prionapteryx Stephens, 1834 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) IV : 316.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : CRAMBINAE

Type-species:
Prionapteryx nebulifera Stephens, 1834. Illust. Br. Ent. 4(Haustellata 4): 317.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Prionopteryx Zeller, 1863.

PRIONAPTERYX was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: CRAMBINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Prionopteryx ; Zeller, 1863: 13.


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