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

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Genus:
Sisyroctenis Meyrick, 1936 . Arb. morph. taxon. Ent. Berl. 3 : 106.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : BRACHODIDAE

Type-species:
Sisyroctenis hemicamina Meyrick, 1936. Arb. morph. taxon. Ent. Berl. 3: 106.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PERU: Marcapata, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Sisyroctenis was established in the "Glyphipterygidae"; it was placed in the Brachodidae by Heppner, 1981, in Heppner & Duckworth, Smithson. Contr. Zool. 314: 14.

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