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

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Genus:
Macrocirca Meyrick, 1931 . Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 21 : 38.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : ETHMIINAE

Type-species:
Macrocirca strabo Meyrick, 1931. Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 21: 38.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included MACROCIRCA in the family ETHMIIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Macrocirea was established in the "Hyponomeutidae"; it was included in the Oecophoridae Ethmiinae, now Ethmiidae, by Becker, 1984, Revta bras. Ent. 28: 130, 145.

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