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

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Genus:
Allotropha Diakonoff, 1954 . Proc. K. ned. Akad. Wet. (C) 57 : 686 [key], 688.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : HYPERTROPHINAE

Type-species:
Orosana percussana Walker, 1864. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 998.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included ALLOTROPHA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: HYPERTROPHINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Allotropha was established in the Glyphipterigidae, Hypertrophinae. The subfamily Hypertrophinae has been transferred to the Oecophoridae by Common, 1980, Entomologica scand. 11: 30.


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