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

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Genus:
Stochastica Meyrick, 1938 , in Caradja & Meyrick. Dt. ent. Z. Iris 52 : 6.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : AUTOSTICHIDAE

Type-species:
Stochastica virgularia Meyrick, 1938. In: Caradja & Meyrick, Dt. ent. Z. Iris 52: 6.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included STOCHASTICA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: AUTOSTICHINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Stochastica was established in the "Gelechiadae"; it was transferred to the Oecophoridae: Autostichinae by Hodges, 1978, in Dominick et al., Moths Am. N. of Mexico 6 (1): 9.

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