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

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Hapalothyma Meyrick, 1919 . Exotic Microlepid. 2 : 288.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Hapalothyma xanthochorda Meyrick, 1919. Exotic Microlepid. 2: 288.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Hapalothyma was included in the "Lyonetiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 103; it was transferred to the Tineidae on the advice of the late J. Kyrki of Finland.

Robinson (2001) included 2 species in the genus.

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