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

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Genus:
Pionea Guenée, 1845 . Cat. méth. Lépid. Eur. : 203.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : EVERGESTINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis margaritalis Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 123.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Guenée , 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 8: 370. [(as a junior name of margaritalis Fabricius, an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Evergestis Hübner, [1825].

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Senior name:
Evergestis Hübner, 1825: 354.


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