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

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Genus:
Hierodoris Meyrick, 1912 . Exotic Microlepid. 1 : 41.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Hierodoris iophanes Meyrick, 1912. Exotic Microlepid. 1: 42.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Hierodoris was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 109; it was transferred to the Oecophorinae by Heppner, 1982, Jl. N.Y. ent. Soc. 89: 254.

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