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

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Genus:
Eupselia Meyrick, 1880 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 5 : 208 [key], 216.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : HYPERTROPHINAE

Type-species:
Eupselia satrapella Meyrick, 1880. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (1), 5: 217 (key), 220.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1922. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 180: 148.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: Allodoxa Meyrick, 1883. Eupselia was included in the Oecophoridae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 92; it was included in the Glyphipterigidae Hypertrophinae, by Diakonoff, 1954, Proc. K. ned. Akad. Wet. (C) 57: 686; and transferred with the whole of the Hypertrophinae to the Oecophoridae by Common, 1980, Entomologica scand. 11: 17.

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Junior name(s):
Allodoxa Meyrick, 1883: 419 (key).


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