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

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Genus:
Moerarchis Durrant, 1914 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 4 : 358.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MYRMECOZELINAE

Type-species:
Tinea australasiella Donovan, 1805. Epitome nat. Hist. Ins. New Holland : text to pl.[40].

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

In the Donovan work cited, the pages and the places are not numbered. The sequences of plates and accompanying text may be determined from the systematic index at the end of the work.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of EXOPLISIS Gozmany, 1976, monopis Gozmany, 1976, as a junior synonym of anogramma Meyrick, 1930, placed in the genus MOERARCHIS Durrant, 1914.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of ENDOTHETIS Meyrick, 1930; EUCRICOSTOMA Djakonov, 1949; OXYTINEA Djakanov, 1968; and TANYMITA Turner, 1923 in the genus MOERARCHIS Durrant, 1914.

Robinson (2001) included 10 species in the genus.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 4

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