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

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Odites Walsingham, 1891 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 99.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Odites natalensis Walsingham, 1891. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 102, pl.4 fig.36, pl.7 fig.80.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Odites was included in the "Cryptophasidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 151; it was transferred to the Oecophoridae Lecithocerinae, now Lecithoceridae, by Hodges, 1978, Dominick et al., Moths Am. N. of Mexico 6 (1): 9.

Odites Walsingham, 1891 was brought out of synonymy by Lvovsky, 1996, Entomologischeskoe Obozrenie 75 (3) : 650.

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Junior name(s):
Eciteles ; Christoph, 1882: 29.
Euteles Heinemann, 1870: 333.
Paradoris Meyrick, 1907: 740.

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