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

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Genus:
Homaloxestis Meyrick, 1910 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 20 : 440.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Homaloxestis endocoma Meyrick, 1910. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 20: 441.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Homaloxestis was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 111; it was transferred to the Timyridae, now Lecithoceridae, by Gozmany, 1957, Annls hist.-nat. Mus. natn. hung. (S.N.) 8: 345. It was placed in Gelechiidae by Clarke, 1969, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 210.

See also: * Hamaloxestis Meyrick, 1931.

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Junior name(s):
Hamaloxestis ; Meyrick, 1931: 68.


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