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

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Genus:
Ethirastis Meyrick, 1921 . Exotic Microlepid. 2 : 462.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : HELIODINIDAE

Type-species:
Pyroderces sideraula Meyrick, 1915. Exotic Microlepid. 1: 315.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The late J. Kyrki of Finland had informed us that Ethirastis should be in the Gelechioidea but he did not know its correct family.

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