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

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Genus:
Perimede Chambers, 1874 . Can. Ent. 6 : 51.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Perimede erransella Chambers, 1874. Can. Ent. 6: 52.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PERIMEDE in the family COSMOPTERIGIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included PERIMEDE in the subfamily CHRYSOPELEIINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Perimide Chambers, 1880.

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Junior name(s):
Perimide ; Chambers, 1880: 199.


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