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

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Genus:
Wurthia Roepke, 1916 . Zool. Meded. Leiden 2 : 143.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : WURTHIINAE

Type-species:
Wurthia myrmecophila Roepke, 1916. Zool. Meded. Leiden 2: 144, text-figs 1-10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Wurthia was established in the Arctiidae and placed in a new subfamily Arctiidae Wurthiinae; it was transferred to the Pyralidae Schoenobiinae by Kemner, 1923 Ark. Zool. 15 (15): 15, 16.

WURTHIA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: WURTHIINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999) as a junior synonym of NIPHOPYRALIS Hübner, 1893: 52, 181

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