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

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Genus:
Ithome Chambers, 1875 . Can. Ent. 7 : 93.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Ithome unimaculella Chambers, 1875. Can. Ent. 7: 94.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included ITHOME in the family COSMOPTERIGIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included ITHOME in the subfamily CHRYSOPELEIINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: Eriphia Chambers, 1875.

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Junior name(s):
Eriphia Chambers, 1875: 55.


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