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

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Genus:
Amphitrias Meyrick, 1908 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 18 : 631.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Amphitrias cynica Meyrick, 1908. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 18: 631.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Amphitrias was included in the "Cryptophasidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 12; it was transferred to the Gelechiidae by Hodges, 1978, in Dominck et al., Moths Am. N. of Mexico 6(1): 9.

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