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

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Genus:
Phelotropa Meyrick, 1915 . Exotic Microlepid. 1 : 411.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : STENOMATINAE

Type-species:
Phelotropa oenodes Meyrick, 1915. Exotic Microlepid. 1: 411.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PHELOTROPA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: STENOMINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as ELACHISTIDAE: STENOMATINAE.

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