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

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Genus:
Platyedra Meyrick, 1895 . Handbk Br. Lepid. : 605.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : PEXICOPIINAE

Type-species:
Gelechia vilella Zeller, 1847. Isis, Leipzig : 845.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Platyedra was erroneously included in the Elachistidae by Popescu-Gorj, 1959, Revue Biol. 4: 349.

See also: * Aratrognathosia Gozmany, 1968.

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