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

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Genus:
Platysceptra Meyrick, 1916 . Exotic Microlepid. 1 : 605.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MYRMECOZELINAE

Type-species:
Platysceptra aestuans Meyrick, 1916. Exotic Microlepid. 1: 605.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included the type-species of PROXERANTIS Fletcher, 1929; and SYNCALIPSIS Gozmany, 1965 in the genus PLATYSCEPTRA Meyrick, 1916.

Robinson (2001) included 13 species in the genus.

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