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

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Genus:
Levipalpus Hannemann, 1953 . Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 29 : 274 [key], 297.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : DEPRESSARIINAE

Type-species:
Depressaria hepatariella Zeller, 1846. Isis, Leipzig : 282.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included LEVIPALPUS in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: DEPRESSARIINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Zeller attributed the authorship of the type-species to Lienig.

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