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

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Genus:
Orinympha Meyrick, 1927 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 360.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : YPONOMEUTIDAE : YPONOMEUTINAE

Type-species:
Orinympha aetherias Meyrick, 1927. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 361.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Orinympha was included in the Yponomeutidae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 155; it was transferred to the Scythrididae by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 24; but retained in the Yponomeutidae by the late J. Kyrki and by Heppner & Duckworth, 1983, in Hodges et al., Check List Lepid. Am. N. of Mexico: 27.

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