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

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Genus:
Ancyloptila Meyrick, 1889 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1889 : 509.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Margarodes lactoides Pagenstecker, 1886. Jahrb. Nass. Ver. Nat. 39: 170.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats ANCYLOPTILA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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