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

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Genus:
Strepsicrates Meyrick, 1888 . Trans. N.Z. Inst. 20 : 73.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TORTRICOIDEA : TORTRICIDAE : OLETHREUTINAE : EUCOSMINI

Type-species:
Sciaphila ejectana Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 350. [(of Strepsiceros Meyrick, 1881)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fernald , 1908. Genera Tortricidae Types : 44, 61.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Strepsicrates was established as an objective replacement name for Strepsiceros Meyrick, 1881, a junior homonym.

STREPSICRATES was included within the subfamily TORTRICIDAE: OLETHREUTINAE by Horak, in Kristensen (1999).

For a list of junior names (including subjective synonyms) where they exist and a link to all included species, references, and type specimen data see T@RTS: Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae (Ver. 2.0) by Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2012.

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Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to STREPSICRATES and included species.

Junior name(s):
Sterpsiceros ; Razowski, 1977: 285.
Strepsiceros Meyrick, 1881: 635 (key), 678.


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