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

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Genus:
Scythris Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 414.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SCYTHRIDIDAE

Type-species:
Tinea chenopodiella Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: pl.46 fig.320.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walsingham & Durrant , 1909. Ent. mon. Mag. 45: 51.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

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