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

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Genus:
Idiopteryx Walsingham, 1891 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 104.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Cryptolechia obliquella Walsingham, 1881. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 254, pl.11 fig.22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Idiopteryx was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 116; it was transferred to the Lecithoceridae by Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 213.

See also: * Idopteryx (Anonymous), 1968.

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Junior name(s):
Idopteryx ; Anonymous, 1968: 363.


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