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

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Antithyra Meyrick, 1906 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 17 : 404.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Antithyra vineata Meyrick, 1906. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 17: 404.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Antithyra was included in the "Cryptophasidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 17; it was transferred to the Gelechiidae by Hodges, 1978, in Dominick et al., Moths Am. N. of Mexico 6 (1): 9.

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