Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Megacraspedus Zeller, 1839
1839 : 189.
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : SYMMOCINAE ?
by subsequent designation by
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Nye & Fletcher (1991) included MEGACRASPEDUS in the family GELECHIIDAE.
Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included MEGACRASPEDUS in the subfamily GELECHIINAE.
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-
Zeller attributed the authorship of the type-species to F[ischer von] R[öslerstamm].
MEGACRASPEDUS was established to denote a subgenus of YSOLOHUS Fabricius, 1798. It was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 135.
See also: * Megacraspedas Barnes & McDunnough, 1917.
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Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to MEGACRASPEDUS and included species.
Magacraspedus ; Janse, 1960: pl.75, legend of fig. b.
Megacraspedas ; Barnes & McDunnough, 1917: 154.