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

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Genus:
Idioglossa Walsingham, 1881 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 273.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Idioglossa bigemma Walsingham, 1881. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 273.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Idioglossa was included in the "Epermeniadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 116; it was included in the Oecophoridae Oecophorinae by Hodges, 1983, in Hodges et al. Check List Lepid. Am. N. of Mexico: 14.

See also: Idiostoma Walsingham, 1882.

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Junior name(s):
Idiostoma Walsingham, 1882: 199.
Metamorpha Frey & Boll, 1878: 277.


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