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

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Genus:
Plagiocrossa Janse, 1954 . Moths S. Afr. 5 : 347.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Lecithocera picrodora Meyrick, 1913. Ann. Transv. Mus. 3: 294.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Plagiocrossa was established in the "Gelechiadae"; it was transferred to the Timyridae, now Lecithoceridae, by Gozmny, 1957, Annls hist.-nat. Mus. natn. hung. (S.N.) 8: 345.

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