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

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Genus:
Leucospilapteryx Spuler, 1910 , in Hoffmann. Schmett. Eur. 2 : 408.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GRACILLARIOIDEA : GRACILLARIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Argyromiges omissella Stainton, 1848. Zoologist 6: 2163.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Ely , 1918. Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 19: 40.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The authorship of the type-species was attributed to "Douglas, MSS." by Stainton.

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