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

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Pyrinioides Butler, 1881 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 199.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
THYRIDOIDEA : THYRIDIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Pyrinioides aurea Butler, 1881. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 200.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Pyrinioides Butler, 1881, is a valid genus, revalidated by Inoue, Sugi, Kuroko, Moriuti & Kawabe, 1982, Moths of Japan. Volume 2. Plates and synonymic catalogue, p223.

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Pyrinioides was established in the Thermesiidae, now Noctuidae Ophiderinae; it was placed in the Thyrididae by Hampson, 1897 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1897: 616.

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