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

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Eschatotypa Meyrick, 1880 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 5 : 252 [key], 256.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Eschatotypa melichrysa Meyrick, 1880. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (1), 5: 257.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Eschatotypa was included in the "Lyonetiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 85; it was placed in the Tineidae on the advice of our colleague Dr G.S. Robinson.

Robinson (2001) included 3 species in the genus.

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