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

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Genus:
Thymbritis Meyrick, 1925 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 184 : 5 [key], 230.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Onebala molybdias Meyrick, 1910. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 20: 456.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Thymbritis was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 222; it was transferred as * Thymbristis to the Timyridae, now Lecithoceridae, by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 21.

See also: * Thymbristis Clarke, 1955.

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Junior name(s):
Thymbristis ; Clarke, 1955: 21.


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