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

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Genus:
Sarisophora Meyrick, 1904 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 29 : 256 [key], 403.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Sarisophora leptoglypta Meyrick, 1904. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 29: 404.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Sarisophora was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 197; it was included in the Gelechiidae Lecithocerinae, now Lecithoceridae, by Le Marchand, 1947, Revue fr. Lepidopt. 11: 153.

See also: * Sarisophronia Hartig, 1956.

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Junior name(s):
Sarisophronia ; Hartig, 1956: 120.


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