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

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Genus:
Phylledestes Cockerell, 1907 . Can. Ent. 39 : 188.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name (fossil)

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
Superfamily unassigned : Family unassigned

Type-species:
Phylledestes vorax Cockerell, 1907. Can. Ent. 39: 188, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - larva [U.S.A.]: Colorado, Florissant, in the Miocene shales, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PHYLLEDESTES and included species.


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