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

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Genus:
Leistogenes Meyrick, 1927 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 363.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Leistogenes rebellis Meyrick, 1927. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 363.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Leistogenes was included in the "Cryptophasidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 123; it was transferred to the Gelechiidae by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 18.

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