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

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Genus:
Griphocosma Fletcher, 1929 . Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11 : 101.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Microcolona citroplecta Meyrick, 1917. Exotic Microlepid. 2: 49.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The authorship of Griphocosma was attributed to "Meyr MS." by Fletcher.

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