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

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Genus:
Sphecodora Meyrick, 1920 , in Alluaud & Jeannel. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique OrientaleI I Microlepidoptera (Lépid.) : 87.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : ETHMIINAE

Type-species:
Sphecodora porphyrias Meyrick, 1920. In: Alluaud & Jeannel, Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique OrientaleI I Microlepidoptera (Lépid.), : 87.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included SPHECODORA in the family ETHMIIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

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