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

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Genus:
Issikiopteryx Moriuti, 1973 . Tyô to Ga = Trans. Lep. Soc. Japan 23 : 31.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Issikiopteryx japonica Moriuti, 1973. Tyô to Ga = Trans. Lep. Soc. Japan 23: 32, figs 1-10.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Issikiopteryx Moriuti, 1973 was treated in the Gelechiidae in Nye and Fletcher, 1991 Generic Names Moths World 6 : 162.

Issikiopteryx was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Glaucolychna Wu & Liu, 1993 in the Lecithoceridae, by Wu & Liu, 1993, Sinozoologia : 348.

However, since Issikiopteryx is senior to Glaucolychna it cannot be treated as a subgenus of Glaucolychna, rather Glaucopteryx must be regarded as a junior subjective synonym of Issikiopteryx.

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