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

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Genus:
Thyridectis Meyrick, 1887 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 1 : 1045.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : YPONOMEUTIDAE : YPONOMEUTINAE

Type-species:
Thyridectis psephonoma Meyrick, 1887. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 1: 1046.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The late J. Kyrki of Finland had informed us that he intended to transfer Thyridectis to the Zygaenidae Phaudinae.

Thyridectis was treated in the Yponomeutidae in Nye and Fletcher, 1991 Generic Names Moths World, 6 : 305.

Thyridectis Meyrick, 1886 was referred to the Lacturidae from the Yponomeutidae by Heppner, 1995, Tropical Lepidoptera 6 (2) : 148.

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