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

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Genus:
Trichocirca Meyrick, 1920 , in Alluaud & Jeannel. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique OrientaleI I Microlepidoptera (Lépid.) : 85.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Type-species:
Trichocirca tyrota Meyrick, 1920. In: Alluaud & Jeannel, Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique OrientaleI I Microlepidoptera (Lépid.), : 86.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Trichocirca was included in the Yponomeutidae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 230; it is transferred to the Choreutidae on the advice of the late J. Kyrki of Finland.

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