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

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Genus:
Lasiodictis Meyrick, 1912 . Exotic Microlepid. 1 : 41.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : AUTOSTICHIDAE

Type-species:
Lasiodictis melistoma Meyrick, 1912. Exotic Microlepid. 1: 41.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included LASIODICTIS in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: AUTOSTICHINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Lasiodictis was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 122; it was included to the "Xyloryctidae" by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 19; and to the Oecophoridae: Autostichinae by Hodges, 1978, in Dominick et al., Moths Am. N. of Mexico 6 (1): 8.

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