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

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Genus:
Asaphocrita Meyrick, 1931 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 178.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : BLASTOBASIDAE

Type-species:
Asaphocrita protypica Meyrick, 1931. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 178.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included ASAPHOCRITA in the family BLASTOBASIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of COLEOPHORIDAE.

Asaphocrita Meyrick, 1931, was referred to the new subfamily Holcocerinae, Blastobasidae by Adamski and Brown, 1989, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 1 : 16.

Asaphocrita was treated in the Blastobasidae in Nye and Fletcher, 1991, 6 : 33.


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