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

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Genus:
Psilocorsis Clemens, 1860 . Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 1860 : 212.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : DEPRESSARIINAE

Type-species:
Psilocorsis quercicella Clemens, 1860. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 12: 212.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walsingham , 1912. Biol. centr.-amer. (Zool.) Lepid.-Heterocera, 4: 118.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PSILOCORSIS in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE : DEPRESSARIINAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included PSILOCORSIS in the family AMPHISBATIDAE.

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