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

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Genus:
Epimactis Meyrick, 1907 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 17 : 741.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Epimactis monodoxa Meyrick, 1907. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 17: 741.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Epimactis was included in the "Cryptophasidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 81; it was transferred to the Oecophoridae Lecithocerinae by Hodges, 1978, in Dominick et al., Moths Am. N. of Mexico 6 (1): 9.

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