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

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Genus:
Telosphrantis Meyrick, 1932 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 80 : 116.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Type-species:
Telosphrantis aethiopica Meyrick, 1932. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 80: 116.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Telosphrantis Meyrick, 1932 was transferred from the Yponomeutidae to the Choreutidae, by Heppner, 1985, Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 87 (4) : 859. Telosphrantis was treated in the Choreutidae by Nye and Fletcher, 1991 Generic Names Moths World, 6 : 299.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Telosphrantis was established in the "Hyponomeutidae"; it is transferred to the Choreutidae on the advice of the late J. Kyrki of Finland.

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