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

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Genus:
Hecestoptera Gozmany, 1961 . Acta zool. hung. 7 : 101.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SYMMOCIDAE

Type-species:
Hecestoptera kyra Gozmany, 1961. Acta zool. hung. 7: 101, figs 1E, F.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included HECESTOPTERA in the family SYMMOCIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Hecestoptera was established in the Gelechiidae; it was placed in the Symmocidae by Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 208.

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