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Pyralis Linnaeus, 1758
Pyralis Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 533, TS: Phalaena farinalis Linnaeus
Aletes Rafinesque, 1815; 129 (nom. nud.)
= ; [AUCL]; [GlobIZ]
Ceropsina Rafinesque, 1815; 129 (nom. nud.)
= ; [AUCL]; [GlobIZ]
Spyrella Rafinesque, 1815; 129 (repl. name)
= ; [GlobIZ]
Asopia Treitschke, 1828; in Ochsenheimer, Schmett. Eur. 6 (2) : 316, TS: Phalaena farinalis Linnaeus
= ; Hampson, 1896, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896 (4) : 507; [NACL, 78]; [AUCL]; [GlobIZ]
Sacatia Walker, 1863; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 27: 123, TS: Sacatia laudatella Walker
= ; Hampson, 1896, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896 (4) : 507; [NACL, 78]; [AUCL]; [GlobIZ]
Eutrichodes Warren, 1891; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 7 (42): 498, TS: Pyralis ravolalis Walker
= ; Hampson, 1896, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896 (4) : 507; [NACL, 78]
Eutrichodes (Pyralinae) ; [GlobIZ]
Pyralis (Pyralinae) ; Hampson, 1896, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896 (4) : 507; [NACL, 78]
Pyralis (Pyralini) ; Solis & Shaffer, 1999, J. Lep. Soc. 53 (1): 8
Pyralis (Pyralini) ; [AUCL]; [GlobIZ]

Pyralis obsoletalis (Mann, 1884)

fiPyralis regalis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
Pyralis regalis, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Pyralis regalis, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]

fiPyralis lienigialis (Zeller, 1843)
Pahnakoisa Northern Meal Moth
Pyralis lienigialis, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Pyralis lienigialis, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]

fiPyralis farinalis Linnaeus, 1758
Komerokoisa Lesekoisa Meal Moth
Asopia domesticalis Zeller, 1847
= ; [AUCL]
Pyralis fraterna Butler, 1879
= ; [NACL, #5510]; [AUCL]
Pyralis manihotalis Matsumura, 1900; (not Guenée, 1854)
Pyralis meridionalis Schmidt, 1934
= ; [AUCL]
sardoplumbea Schawerda, 1936
= ; [AUCL]
marianii Hartig, 1951
= ; [AUCL]
Pyralis orientalis Amsel, 1961
= ; [AUCL]
Pyralis farinalis, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Pyralis farinalis, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Pyralis farinalis, Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images [Lynn Scott]
Pyralis farinalis, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Pyralis farinalis, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Pyralis farinalis, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Pyralis farinalis, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Pyralis farinalis, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Pyralis farinalis ; [NACL, #5510]; [AUCL]; Solis & Shaffer, 1999
[farinalis-1.jpg] 962x659 (~107Kb) Russia, Moscow area, 16.8.2010 (36°25'E, 56°00'N), Photo © D. Smirnov

Larva on (in barns and stables)



Pyralis perversalis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1849)

Pyralis manihotalis Guenée, 1854
Pyralis vetusalis Walker, [1859]
= ; [AUCL]
Pyralis gerontesalis Walker, [1859]
= ; [NACL, #5515]; [AUCL]
Sacatia laudatella Walker, 1863
= ; [NACL, #5515]; [AUCL]
Pyralis despectalis Walker, [1866]
= ; [NACL, #5515]; [AUCL]
Pyralis miseralis Walker, [1866]
= ; [NACL, #5515]; [AUCL]
Pyralis achatina Butler, 1877
= ; [NACL, #5515]; [AUCL]
Asopia haematinalis Saalmüller, 1880
= ; [AUCL]
Asopia gerontialis Meyrick, 1888; (emend.)
= ; [NACL, #5515]; [AUCL]
Endotricha centripunctalis Gaede, 1916
= ; [AUCL]
Pyralis pupalis Strand, 1919
= ; [AUCL]
ingentalis Caradja, 1927
= ; [AUCL]
Pyralis compsobathra Meyrick, 1932
= ; [AUCL]
Pyralis manihotalis, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
vetustalis[sic] ; [NACL, #5515 (missp.)]
Pyralis manihotalis ; Solis & Shaffer, 1999

Pyralis costiferalis Walker, 1866
Pyralis costigeralis Walker, 1866; (preocc. Walker, 1862)
= ; [NACL, #5511]
Pyralis costiferalis ; [NACL, #5511]

Pyralis disciferalis Dyar, 1908
Pyralis disciferalis ; [NACL, #5512]

Pyralis electalis Hulst, 1886
Pyralis electalis ; [NACL, #5513]

Pyralis cacamica Dyar, 1913
Pyralis cacamica ; [NACL, #5514]

 

Pyralis caustica (Meyrick, 1884)
AU. See [About maps] Asopia caustica Meyrick, 1884
Pyralis caustica ; [AUCL]

Pyralis pictalis (Curtis, 1834)
AU, Java, Ceylon. See [About maps] Asopia pictalis Curtis, 1834
Pyralis pronoealis Walker, 1859; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 19: 906
= ; [AUCL]
Myelois bractiatella Walker, 1863
= ; [AUCL]
Pyralis elachia Butler, 1879
= ; [AUCL]
Pyralis pictalis ; [AUCL]


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References:
[AUCL]
Nielsen & Rangsi, 1996; Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia; CSIRO, Australia
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[D. Smirnov]
Russia, Moscow; e-mail: D. Smirnov
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[GALEPS]
Moths and Butterflies of Georgia and the Southeastern United States; James K. Adams; Dept. of Natural Science, Dalton State College, Dalton, GA ; http://www.daltonstate.edu/galeps/index.htm
[GlobIZ]
Global information system on pyraloidea; GlobIZ; Globales Informtationssystem Zünslerfalter; Note This information is not automatically synchronized with GlobIZ and can sometimes be lagging behind.
[Ian Kimber]
http://www.ukmoths.force9.co.uk/
[Lynn Scott]
Moths of the Ottawa Area; Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)


Some related literature:
Hampson, 1896
On the classification of the three subfamilies of Moths of the family Pyraliidae: The Epipaschiinae, Endorichiinae and Pyralidae Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896 (4) : 451-550
Linnaeus, 1758
Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Clases, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Symonymis, Locis. Tomis I. 10th Edition Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 1-338, : 339-824
Solis & Shaffer, 1999
Contribution towards the study of the Pyralinae: historical review, morphology, and nomenclature J. Lep. Soc. 53 (1): 1-10
Treitschke, 1828
Die Schmetterlinge von Europa in Ochsenheimer, Schmett. Eur. 6 (2) : 1-319
Walker, 1859
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Supplement List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 16: 1-253 ([1859]), 17: 255-508 (1859), 18: 509-798 (1859), 19: 799-1036 (1859)
Walker, 1863
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 27: 1-286 (1863), 28: 287-562 (1863), 29: 563-835 (1864), 30: 837-1096 (1864)
Warren, 1891
Descriptions of new Genera and Species of Pyralidae contained in the British Museum Collection Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 7 (41): 423-437, 7 (42): 494-501, 8 (43): 61-70


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