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

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Genus:
Rhizosthenes Meyrick, 1935 , in Caradja & Meyrick. Mater. Microlepid. Fauna chin. Provinzen Kiangsu : 83.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Rhizosthenes falciformis Meyrick, 1935. In: Caradja & Meyrick, Mater. Microlepid. Fauna chin. Provinzen Kiangsu : 83.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Rhizosthenes was established in the Xyloryctidae; it was transferred to the Oecophoridae Lecithocerinae, now Lecithoceridae, by Hodges, 1978, in Dominick et al., Moths Am. N. of Mexico 6 (1): 9.

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