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

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Genus:
Pyrinia Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 29.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pyrinia rutilaria Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 29, pl.[30], figs 173, 174.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included BERAMBE Walker, 1860; CROCOPTERYX Guenée, 1857; MAGIDA Walker, 1863; and MEROCAUSTA as junior synonyms of PYRINIA Hübner, 1818.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 84 species and 10 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PYRINIA.

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