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

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Genus:
Glyphidocera Walsingham, 1892 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 531.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SYMMOCIDAE

Type-species:
Glyphidocera audax Walsingham, 1891. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 531, pl.41 fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Glyphidocera was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 99; it was placed in the Blastobastidae: Symmocinae by Hodges, 1983, in Hodges et al., Check List Lepid. Am. N. of Mexico: 14.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) cited GLYPHIDOCERA as the type-genus of the new family GLYPHIDOCERIDAE.

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