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

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Genus:
Pyrocleptria Hampson, 1903 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4 : ix [index], 25.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Heliothis cora Eversmann, 1837. Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 10(6): 47.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.S.R.]: [Kazakhstan], Orenburg; Kazan, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PYROCLEPTRIA in the subfamily HELIOTHINAE.

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