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

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Genus:
Prodidactis Meyrick, 1921 . Ann. Transv. Mus. 8 : 52.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : PRODIDACTIDAE

Type-species:
Crothaema mystica Meyrick, 1918. Exotic Microlepid. 2: 163.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Natal, Weenen, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Prodidactis was included in the Tortricidae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 182; it was transferred to the Hyponomeutidae, now Yponomeutidae, by Meyrick, 1930, Exot. Microlepid. 3: 563; thence to the Limacodidae by Janse, 1964, Moths S. Afr. 7: 20.

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