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

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Genus:
Phthoropoea Walsingham, 1896 , in Walsingham & Hampson. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 : 282.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MYRMECOZELINAE

Type-species:
Phthoropoea carpella Walsingham, 1896. In: Walsingham & Hampson, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 282.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included the type-species of POLYCOMPSISTIS Meyrick, 1932; APHANOPTIS Meyrick, 1927; and GNATHOSARISTIS Meyrick, 1936 in the genus PHTHOROPOEA Walsingham, 1896.

Robinson (2001) included 4 species in the genus.

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