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

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Genus:
Periploca Braun, 1919 . Ent. News 30 : 261.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Periploca purpuriella Braun, 1919. Ent. News 30: 261.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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

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