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

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Genus:
Neoscythris Landry, 1991 . Mem. ent. Soc. Canada 160 : 153.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SCYTHRIDIDAE

Type-species:
Scythris fissirostris Meyrick, 1928. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 413.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

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

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

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