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

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Pyralidesthes Warren, 1913 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3 : 401.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Rhodaria amata Butler, 1879. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 3: xvi, 72, pl.58, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Yokohama, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 401, was stated on page 397 as 1913 December 1st in both the German and the English editions.

Poole (1989) included ANTARCHAEA Hübner, 1821; PROTHYMIA Hübner, 1823; NANTHILDA Blanchard, 1840; PSEUDOMICRA Butler, 1892; and PYRALIDESTHES Warren, 1913 as junior synonyms of PHYTOMETRA Haworth, 1809.

ANTARCHAEA Hübner, 1821 was referred to the Phytometrini within the Noctuidae by Wiltshire, 1990, Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11 : 232.

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