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

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Genus:
Pyramarista Kirby, 1896 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 18 : 391.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Pyramarista rufescens Kirby, 1896. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 18: 391.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [MALAWI]: Lake Nyassa, Parumbira, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ENMONODIA Walker, 1858; MAXULA Walker, 1865; and PYRAMARISTA Kirby, 1896 as junior synonyms of HYPOPYRA Guenée, 1852.

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Junior name(s):
Pyramista ; Hampson, 1902: 319.


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