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

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Genus:
Patanotis Meyrick, 1913 . Exotic Microlepid. 1 : 80.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : MOMPHIDAE

Type-species:
Patanotis harmosta Meyrick, 1913. Exotic Microlepid. 1: 80.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PATANOTIS in the family MOMPHIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of COLEOPHORIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Patanotis was included in the "Schreckensteiniadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 166; it was transferred to the Momphidae by Kasy, 1976, Annin naturh. Mus. Wien 80: 420.

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