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

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Genus:
Parelliptis Meyrick, 1910 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 20 : 439.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Parelliptis scytalias Meyrick, 1910. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 20: 439.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Parelliptis was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 165; it was transferred to the Timyridae, now Lecithoceridae, by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 20.

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