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

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Genus:
Eucryptogona Lower, 1901 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 25 : 97.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : ERIOCOTTIDAE : ERIOCOTTINAE

Type-species:
Eucryptogona trichobathra Lower, 1901. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 25: 98.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Eucryptogona Lower, 1901 was transferred from the Oecophoridae (Gelechioidea) to the Eriocottidae within (Tineoidea) by Nielsen & Robinson, 1990, Australian Entomological Magazine 17 (3) : 81. Eucryptogona Lower, 1901 was treated in the Tineidae by Nye & Fletcher, 1991 Generic Names Moths World, 6 :121.

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

Robinson (2001) included a single species in the genus.

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