Definition of Genus Pyralis

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pyralidae.

Exact synonyms: Pyralis
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Pyralidae, Family Pyralididae, Pyralidae, Pyralididae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pyralis

genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas
genus Ptychozoon
genus Puccinia
genus Pueraria
genus Puffinus
genus Pulex
genus Pulicaria
genus Pulsatilla
genus Punica
genus Pycnanthemum
genus Pygopus
genus Pygoscelis
genus Pylodictus
genus Pyracantha
genus Pyralis (current term)
genus Pyrausta
genus Pyrethrum
genus Pyrocephalus
genus Pyrola
genus Pyrophorus
genus Pyrrhula
genus Pyrrhuloxia
genus Pyrrosia
genus Pyrularia
genus Pyrus
genus Pythium
genus Python
genus Pyxidanthera

Literary usage of Genus Pyralis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Pyralis contains the Meal-Moth, P. farina- lis, Harr., which expands about one inch, the fore wings light brown, crossed by two curved white lines ..."

2. Handbook of Zoology by Jan van der Hoeven (1856)
"Tab. xxiv. 4c. Aglossa LATR, Tongue inconspicuous. Habit and characters of the preceding genus. (Species of genus Pyralis TREITSCHKE, Cram- bus FABR. ..."

3. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1829)
"From JM's account of the insects in question, I should suppose that they could not even belong to the genus Pyralis at all, but rather to that of Tortrix or ..."

4. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus Pyralis contains the Meal-Moth, P. farina- lis, Harr., which expands about one inch, the fore wings light brown, crossed by two curved white lines ..."

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