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

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Genus:
Eriocottis Zeller, 1847 . Isis, Leipzig 1847 : 812.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : ERIOCOTTIDAE : ERIOCOTTINAE

Type-species:
Eriocottis fuscanella Zeller, 1847. Isis, Leipzig : 813.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
The Eriocottinae Spuler, 1898 was raised to Eriocottidae (Tineoidea) by Nielsen, 1978, Entomologica Scandinavica 9 (4) : 292.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Eriocottis was included in the "Incurvariadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 84; it was transferred to the Eriocottidae by Nielson, 1978, Entomologica scand. 9: 293.

ERIOCOTTIS was included within the subfamily ERIOCOTTIDAE: ERIOCOTTINAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999).

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