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

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Apaphristis Meyrick, 1915 . Exotic Microlepid. 1 : 292.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : PSYCHIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Apaphristis themeliota Meyrick, 1915. Exotic Microlepid. 1: 292.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Apaphristis was included in the Tineidae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 17; its type-species was transferred to the Psychidae by Gozmany & Vari, 1973, Transv. Mus. Mem. 18: 189.

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