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

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Genus:
Alloclita Staudinger, 1859 . Stett. ent. Ztg 20 : 247.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Alloclita recisella Staudinger, 1859. Stett. ent. Ztg 20: 247.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Alloclita was included in the Oecophoridae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 10; it was transferred to the Cosmopterigidae by Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 166.

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