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

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Genus:
Stryphnocopa Meyrick, 1920 . Exotic Microlepid. 2 : 306.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Stryphnocopa trinotata Meyrick, 1920. Exotic Microlepid. 2: 307.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
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Notes:
Stryphnocopa Meyrick, 1920, was referred to the Lecithocerinae within the Lecithoceridae by Gozmany, 1978, in Microlepidoptera Palaearctica, Amsel, Gregor and Reisser [Eds] Volume 5, Lecithoceridae, p. 253.

Stryphnocopa was placed within in the Lecithoceridae by Nye & Fletcher, 1991, 6 : 291.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Stryphnocopa was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 212; it was transferred to the Timyridae, now Lecithoceridae, by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 21.

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