Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Blastodacna Wocke, 1876
Schmett. Dtl. Schweiz
2(2) : 428.
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : AGONOXENINAE
Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr.
11: 218, pl.293 fig.11.
by subsequent designation by
Cat. Indian Insects
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Nye & Fletcher (1991) included BLASTODACNA in the family AGONOXENIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-
Blastodacna was included in the "Cosmopterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 32; it was placed in the Blastodacnidae, here included in the Agonoxenidae, by Clarke, 1964, Proc. biol. Soc. Wash. 77: 125.
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