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

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Genus:
Mapsidius Walsingham, 1907 , in Sharp. Fauna hawaii. 1(5) : 650.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SCYTHRIDIDAE

Type-species:
Mapsidius auspicata Walsingham, 1907. Fauna hawaii. 1(5): 650, pl.25 fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
MAPSIDIUS Walsingham, 1907, was referred from the YPONOMEUTIDAE to the SCYTHRIDIDAE, by Zimmerman 1978, Insects 9 : 884.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) included MAPSIDIUS in the family SCYTHRIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen as XYLORYCTIDAE : SCYTHRIDINAE.

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