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

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Genus:
Bryotropha Heinemann, 1870 . Schmett. Dtl. Schweiz (2) 2(1) : 233.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : ANOMOLOGINAE

Type-species:
Tinea terrella Schifferm├╝ller, 1775. Ank├╝ndung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 140.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1922. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 184: 73.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included BRYOTROPHA in the family GELECHIIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included BRYOTROPHA in the subfamily GELECHIINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was included by Heinemann as "Terrella. V.".

See also: * Brythropha Varbrodt, 1931; * Bryotrocha Kirby, 1881.

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Junior name(s):
Briotropha ; Soffner, 1967: 116.
Bryothropha ; Vorbrodt, 1931: 136.
Bryotrocha ; Kirby, 1881: 188.


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