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

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Genus:
Ephestia Guenée, 1845 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 3 : 319.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Tinea elutella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 33, pl.24, fig.163.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. méth. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 255.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Learn more about Pyralidae in Wikipedia.

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