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

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Genus:
Frisilia Walker, 1864 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (29) : 795.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Frisilia nesciatella Walker, 1864. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 796.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Frisilia was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 96; it was transferred to the Timyridae, now Lecithoceridae, by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 21.

See also: * Friselia Janse, 1963.

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Junior name(s):
Friselia ; Janse, 1963: 269.
Tipasa Walker, 1864: 804.


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