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

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Genus:
Udea Guenée, 1845 . Cat. méth. Lépid. Eur. : 209.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis ferrugalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: 27 (as *ferugalis an incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling), pl.9, fig.54.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology with Name No. 1327 by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1959, Opin. Decl. int. Commn. zool. Nom. 20 (Opinion 536): [27].

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

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

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