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

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Genus:
Thylacosceles Meyrick, 1889 . Trans. N.Z. Inst. 21 : 165 [key], 171.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : STATHMOPODIDAE

Type-species:
Thylacosceles acridomima Meyrick, 1889. Trans. N.Z. Inst. 21: 171.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

THYLACOSCELES was included in the "Schreckensteiniadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 222; it was placed in the STATHMOPODIDAE by Kasy, 1973, Tijdschr. Ent. 116: 232.

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