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

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Genus:
Chirocompa Meyrick, 1914 . Exotic Microlepid. 1 : 230.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Recurvaria lunaris Haworth, 1828. Lepid. Br. : 556.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Chirocompa Meyrick, 1914, is a junior objective synonym of Batia Stephens, 1834.

See also: * Chirocampa Morley & Rait-Smith, 1933.

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Senior name:
Batia Stephens, 1834: 290.


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