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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Anorcota Meyrick, 1920 . Exotic Microlepid. 2 : 365.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Promalactis platyxantha Meyrick, 1909. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 18.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Anorcota was included in the Oecophoridae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 15; it was transferred to the Cosmopterygidae by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick: 22.


Learn more about Cosmopterigidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ANORCOTA and included species.


Submit correction/addition