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

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Genus:
Aproopta Turner, 1919 . Proc. R. Soc. Qd 31 : 171.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : STENOMATINAE

Type-species:
Aproopta melanchlaena Turner, 1919. Proc. R. Soc. Qd 31: 172.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included APROOPTA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: STENOMINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as ELACHISTIDAE: STENOMATINAE..

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Aproopta was proposed as * Aproƶpta, an incorrect original spelling under the Code (Edn 3), Article 32(c)(vi), that must be corrected, under Article 32(d)(i) by the deletion of the diaeresis.

Aproopta was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 20; it was transferred to the Stenomidae by Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 171.


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