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

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Genus:
Symmocites Kusnetzov, 1941 . Revision Amber Lepid. : 54.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SYMMOCIDAE

Type-species:
Symmocites rohdendorfi Kusnetzov, 1941. Revision Amber Lepid. : 56, figs 39-42.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included SYMMOCITES in the family SYMMOCIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Symmocites was established in the Gelechiidae; it was transferred to the Symmocidae by Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 254.

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