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

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Genus:
Thambotricha Meyrick, 1922 . Entomologist 55 : 270.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
EPERMENIOIDEA : EPERMENIIDAE

Type-species:
Thambotricha vates Meyrick, 1922. Entomologist 55: 270.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Thambotricha, Meyrick, 1922 was transferred from the Yponomeutidae to the Epermeniidae by Dugdale, 1988, New Zealand Journal of Zoology 14 (3) : 376. Thambotricha was treated in the Tineidae by Nye and Fletcher, 1991 Generic Names Moths World, 6 : 301.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Thambotricha and T. vates were again proposed by Meyrick, 1924, Trans. N.Z. Inst. 55: 204, 205.

According to Robinson (pers. com.) THAMBOTRICHA Meyrick, 1922 belongs in the EPERMENIIDAE.

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