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

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Genus:
Episcythris Amsel, 1939 , in Hartig & Amsel. Memorie Soc. ent. ital. 17 : 77.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SCYTHRIDIDAE

Type-species:
Episcythris albonigrella Amsel, 1939. In: Hartig & Amsel, Memorie Soc. ent. ital. 17: 77, fig.6, pl.5 fig.1.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included EPISCYTHRIS in the SCYTHRIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen as XYLORYCTIDAE : SCYTHRIDINAE.

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