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

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Genus:
Pyroderces Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 . Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 5 : 12 [key], 47. [1853, ibidem 6: Microlepid pl.13, figs 29, 30 1854 ibidem 5: 212.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Pyroderces goldeggiella Herrich-Schäffer, 1853. Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 5: Microlepid. pl.13 fig 29, 30.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PYRODERCES in the family COSMOPTERIGIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included PYRODERCES in the subfamily COSMOPTERIGINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

P. goldeggiella was a Fischer von Röslerstamm manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Herrich-Schäffer, 1853; in 1854, ibidem 5: 212, he placed it as a junior subjective synonym of Cosmopteryx argyrogrammos Zeller, 1847, Isis Oken, Leipzig 1847: 37.

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