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

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Genus:
Scythropiodes Matsumura, 1931 . 6000 Illust. Insects Japan-Empire : 1099.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Scythropiodes seriatopunctata Matsumura, 1931. 6000 Illust. Insects Japan-Empire : 1099, fig..

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Sattler , 1973. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 249.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Scythropiodes was established in the Hyponomeutidae, now Yponomeutidae; it was included in the Gelechiidae by Inoue, 1954, Check List Lepid. Japan (1): 72; and in the Lecithoceridae by Moriuti, 1982, in Inoue et al., Moths of Japan 2: 211.

Scythropiodes Matsumura, 1931 was brought out of synonymy by Lvovsky, 1996, Entomologischeskoe Obozrenie 75 (3) : 650.

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