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

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Genus:
Protorhiza Diakonoff, 1968 . Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 257 : 235 [key], 247.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Protorhiza cyanosticta Diakonoff, 1968. Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 257: 248, figs 355, 475, 743.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Protorhiza was established in the Yponomeutidae; it is transferred to the Cosmopterigidae on the advice of the late J. Kyrki of Finland.

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