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

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Genus:
Trichaea Herrich-Schäffer, 1866 . Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 20 : 108 [key], 115.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Trichaea pilicornis Herrich-Schäffer, 1866. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 20: 115.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Alayo & Arteaga , 1976. Serie biol. Acad. Cienc. Cuba 65: 5.

Type specimens:
Type(s) CUBA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) and Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Trichaea was established in the `Syntomina', now Ctenuchidae; it was transferred to the Pyralidae by Gundlach, 1881, Contr. Ent. Cubana 1: 229.

TRICHAEA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats TRICHAEA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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