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

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Genus:
Telechrysis Toll, 1956 . Annls zool. Warsz. 16 : 178, 180 [key].

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Recurvaria tripuncta Haworth, 1828. Lepid. Br. : 557.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Telechrysis was established to denote a subgenus of Borkhausenia Hübner, [1825].

Telechrysis Toll, 1956 was treated in the Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae by Nye & Fletcher, 1991, 6 : 298.

Telechrysis has subsequently been designated as the type-genus for the new tribe Telechrysidini (Depressariinae - Elachistidae), by Leraut, 1992, Entomologica Gallica 3 (3) : 135.

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