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

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Genus:
Malaciotis Meyrick, 1934 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 541.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Malaciotis thiogramma Meyrick, 1934. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 541.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Malaciotis was established in the Pyraustidae, now Pyralidae Pyraustinae; it was placed in the Nymphulidae, now Pyralidae Nymphulinae by Ghesquière, 1942 Annls Mus. r. Congo Belge (Zool.) 3 (2) 7 (2): 197.

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

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