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

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Genus:
Sisyrodonta Meyrick, 1922 . Ark. Zool. 14(15) : 5.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Sisyrodonta ochrosidera Meyrick, 1922. Ark. Zool. 14(15): 6.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Sisyrodonta Meyrick, 1922, was referred to the Xyloryctidae from the Lecithoceridae by Gozmany, 1978, in Microlepidoptera Palaearctica, Amsel, Gregor and Reisser [Eds] Volume 5, Lecithoceridae, p. 263.

Sisyrodonta was treated in the Lecithoceridae by Nye & Fletcher, 1991, 6 : 277.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Sisyrodonta was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 204; it was transferred to the Lecithoceridae by Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 250.

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