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

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Genus:
Niphorycta Meyrick, 1938 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 87 : 518.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : XYLORYCTIDAE

Type-species:
Niphorycta hypopercna Meyrick, 1938. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 87: 518.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included NIPHORYCTA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: XYLORYCTINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of XYLORYCTIDAE.

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