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

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Genus:
Homoeoprepes Walsingham, 1909 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 4 : 10.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : AGONOXENINAE

Type-species:
Homoeoprepes trochiloides Walsingham, 1909. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 4: 10, text-fig.4, pl.1 fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included HOMOEOPREPES in the family AGONOXENIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Homoeoprepes was included in the "Cosmopterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 111; it was placed in the Agonoxenidae by Becker, 1984, in Heppner, Atlas neotrop. Lepid. 2 (Checklist 1): 43.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 4

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