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

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Genus:
Psittacastis Meyrick, 1909 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1909 : 20.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : DEPRESSARIINAE

Type-species:
Psittacastis trierica Meyrick, 1909. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 21.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PSITTACASTIS in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: DEPRESSARIINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

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