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

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Genus:
Pyraustegia Marion, 1963 . Alexanor. Paris 2(8) : 300.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Botys diffusalis GuenĂ©e, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 340.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Pyraustegia is a junior objective synonym of Harpadispar Agenjo 1952.

The wrapper of part 8 of Alexanor is dated 1962; the date of publication of the part, 10 January 1963, is printed on page 336.

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Senior name:
Harpadispar Agenjo, 1952: 150.


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