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

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Genus:
Peritrana Meyrick, 1907 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 17 : 988.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : NEMAPOGONINAE

Type-species:
Peritrana distacta Meyrick, 1907. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 17: 988 (as *distactoe).    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

P. distacta was proposed as * Distactoe, an incorrect original spelling, but thiuus was evidently an inadvertant use of a printed diphthong. The corrected spelling is in general use.

Robinson (2001) included a single species in the genus.

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