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

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Genus:
Apiletria Lederer, 1855 . Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 5 : 231.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SYMMOCIDAE

Type-species:
Apiletria luella Lederer, 1855. Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 5: 231, pl.4 fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included APILETRIA in the family SYMMOCIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Apiletria was included in the Oecophoridae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 18; it was transferred to the Gelechiidae Symmocinae, now Symmocidae, by Gozmany, 1937, Annls hist.-nat. Mus. natn. hung. (S.N.) 8: 343.


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