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

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Genus:
Parornix Spuler, 1910 , in Hoffmann. Schmett. Eur. 2 : 410.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GRACILLARIOIDEA : GRACILLARIIDAE : GRACILLARIINAE

Type-species:
Ornix anglicella Stainton, 1850. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (n.s.), 1: 92.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walsingham , 1914. Biol. centr.-amer. (Zool.) Lepid.-Heterocera, 4: 341.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Parornix was established to denote a subgenus of Ornix Treitschke, 1833.

PARORNIX was included within the subfamily GRACILLARIIDAE: GRACILLARIINAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999).

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