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

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Genus:
Pyrrhia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 233.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Noctua rutilago Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 86.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 35.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. rutilago is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena umbra Hufnagel, 1766, Berlin. Mag. 3 (3): 294.

Poole (1989) included PYRRHIA in the subfamily HELIOTHINAE.

Poole (1989) included PHILARETA Moore, 1881as a junior synonym of PYRRHIA Hübner, 1921.

Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus PYRRHIA.

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