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

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Genus:
Apatetris Staudinger, 1879 , in Romanoff. Horae Soc. ent. ross. 15 : 316.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : APATETRINAE

Type-species:
Apatetris mirabella Staudinger, 1879. In: Romanoff, Horae Soc. ent. ross. 15: 317.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included APATETRIS in the family GELECHIIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included APATETRIS in the subfamily GELECHIINAE.

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