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

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Genus:
Eurytyla Meyrick, 1893 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 7 : 480 [key], 565.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GRACILLARIOIDEA : GRACILLARIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Eurytyla automacha Meyrick, 1893. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 7: 566.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Eurytyla was included in the "Lyonetiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 92; it is placed in the Tineidae on the advice of our colleague Dr G.S. Robinson.

Eurytyla Meyrick, 1893 was treated in the Tineidae in Nye and Fletcher 1991, 6 : 125.

Eurytyla was transferred to the Gracillariidae from the Tineidae by Robinson and Nielsen, 1993, Tineid genera of Australia (Lepidoptera), p.327.

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