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

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Genus:
Perissomastix Warren & Rothschild, 1905 . Novit. zool. 12 : 33.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : PERISSOMASTICINAE

Type-species:
Perissomastix nigriceps Warren & Rothschild, 1905. Novit. zool. 12: 33, pl.4 fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included the type-species of LAZOCATENA Gozmany, 1959, mira Gozmany, 1959, as a junior synonym of obscura Petersen, 1959, placed in the genus PERISSOMASTIX Warren & Rothschild, 1905.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of APHRODOXA Gozmany, 1959; BOVICERAS Turati , 1919; CATABOLA Durrant, 1913; CRASSICORNELLA Agenjo, 1952; DENTICLUNICULA Petersen, 1988; MALACYNTIS Meyrick, 1908; NEOPSOLARCHA Petersen, 1988; PRAELONGICERA Amsel, 1956; PSOLARCHA Meyrick, 1933; and TROKABE Viette, 1993 in the genus PERISSOMASTIX Warren & Rothschild, 1905.

Robinson (2001) included 70 species in the genus.

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