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

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Genus:
Scaeostrepta Meyrick, 1931 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 77.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Scaeostrepta geranoptera Meyrick, 1931. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 77.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Scaeostrepta was established in the "Gelechiadae"; it was transferred to the Timyridae, now Lecithoceridae, by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 21.

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