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

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Genus:
Argyrarcha Munroe, 1974 . Can. Ent. 106 : 129.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : ODONTIINAE

Type-species:
Cirrhochrista margarita Warren, 1892. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 9: 430.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

In the original combination of the type-species the generic name was published as * Cirrochrista, an incorrect subsequent spelling.


Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats ARGYRARCHA in the CRAMBIDAE: ODONTIINAE.

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