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

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Genus:
Persicoptila Meyrick, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 295.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Persicoptila erythrota Meyrick, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 295.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included PERSICOPTILA in the subfamily COSMOPTERIGINAE.

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