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

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Genus:
Pyrochlora Warren, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 90.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena rhanis Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 34, 150, pl.119, figs B, C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) INDES OCCIDENTALES [WEST INDIES]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. rhanis is dated from the wrapper of part 10, not from the title-page of volume 2 which is dated 1779.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus PYROCHLORA.

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