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

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Genus:
Algedonia Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 276 [key], 363.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis luctualis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: 20, pl.14, fig.88.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Mutuuraia Munroe, 1976 was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Algedonia Lederer, 1863 by Speidel & Hanigk, 1990, Bonner Zoologische Beitraege 41 (3-4) : 259.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats ALGEDONIA in the CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE.

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