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

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Genus:
Scenedra Meyrick, 1884 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1884 : 68 [key], 75.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PYRALINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis decoratalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1242.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

When established, Scenedra contained a second species, doubtfully included; under the Code, Article 67(h), a doubtfully included species is not eligible for selection as type-species.

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