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

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Genus:
Pyreferra Franclemont, 1937 . Can. Ent. 69 : 129.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Scopelosoma pettiti Grote, 1875. In: Boisduval & GuenĂ©e, Can. Ent. 7: 188.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 ex. CANADA: Ont., Grimsby, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus PYREFERRA.

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