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

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Genus:
Hoplophractis Meyrick, 1920 . Exotic Microlepid. 2 : 326.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : BRACHODIDAE

Type-species:
Hoplophractis heptachalca Meyrick, 1920. Exotic Microlepid. 2: 326.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: Obidos, Parintins, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Hoplophractis Meyrick, 1920 was referred to the new subfamily Phycodinae, Oecophoridae [from the Brachodidae by Heppner, 1979 see above ref.] by Heppner & Duckworth, 1981, Smithsonian contributions to Zoology (314) : 13.

Hoplophractis was treated in the Brachodidae in Nye and Fletcher, 1991, 6 : 153.

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Hoplophractis was established in the Glyphipterigidae; it was placed in the Brachodidae by Heppner, 1979, Ent. Ber., Amst. 39: 127.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Hoplophractis was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 112; it was placed in the Brachodidae by Heppner, 1979, Ent. Ber., Amst. 39: 127.

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