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

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Genus:
Scyrotis Meyrick, 1909 . Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 5 : 377.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ADELOIDEA : CECIDOSIDAE

Type-species:
Scyrotis athleta Meyrick, 1909. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 5: 377.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Scyrotis was included in the Tineidae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 201; its type-species was transferred to the Incurvariidae by Gozmany & Vari, 1973, Transv. Mus. Mem. 18: 187. On the advice of Dr E.S. Nielson, Canberra, it is transferred to the Cecidosidae.

The superfamily INCURVARIIOIDEA is treated as ADELOIDEA in Cecidosidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to SCYROTIS and included species.

Junior name(s):
Scyrothis ; Davis, 1999: 81.


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