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

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Genus:
Areniscythris Powell, 1976 . Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 69 : 326.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SCYTHRIDIDAE

Type-species:
Areniscythris brachypteris Powell, 1976. Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 69: 326, figs 1-18.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included ARENISCYTHRIS in the SCYTHRIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen as XYLORYCTIDAE: SCYTHRIDINAE.

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