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

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Genus:
Pselnophorus Wallengren, 1881 . Ent. Tidskr. 2 : 96.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PTEROPHOROIDEA : PTEROPHORIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Alucita brachydactyla Kollar, 1832. Beitr. Landesk. Oest. Enns 2: 100.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited as brachydactylus Treitschke, a mandatory emendation and an incorrect authorship)]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Crasimetis Meyrick, 1890.

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Junior name(s):
Crasimetis Meyrick, 1890: 484 (key), 489.


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