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

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Genus:
Lathroteles Clarke, 1971 . Smithson. Contr. Zool. 56 : 58.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : NYMPHULINAE

Type-species:
Lathroteles obscura Clarke, 1971. Smithson. Contr. Zool. 56: 59, text-fig.60 pl.9, fig.a.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) included LATHROTELES in the family LATHROTELIDAE. According to the card index of Lepidoptera names in the BMNH, London the genus is placed in the CRAMBIDAE : NYMPHULINAE.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats LATHROTELES in the CRAMBIDAE: NYMPHULINAE.

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Minet (2015) Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France,l20 (l), 2015 :109-112 placed Lathroteles in the Crambidae : Lathrotelidae.

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