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

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Genus:
Amydria Clemens, 1859 . Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 1859 : 260.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : ACROLOPHINAE

Type-species:
Amydria effrenatella Clemens, 1859. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. : 260.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was proposed as * Effrentella but this was corrected by Clemens to effrenatella in a Note on page 328.

See also: * Amadrya Chambers, 1878

AMYDRIA was included within the family ACROLOPHIDAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Amadrya ; Chambers, 1878: 128.


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