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

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Genus:
Choreutidia Sauber, 1902 , in Semper. Reisen Archipel. Philipp. (2) 6(2) : 702.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Type-species:
Choreutidia sexfasciella Sauber, 1902. In: Semper, Reisen Archipel. Philipp. 2: 702.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PHILIPPINE ISLANDS: Luzon, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Choreutidia was established in the Hyponomeutidae, now Yponomeutidae; it was placed in the Glyphipterigidae by Meyrick, 1913, in Wagner, Lepid. Cat. 13: 38; on the advice of Dr J.B. Heppner, Smithsonian Institution, it is here placed in the Choreutidae.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Choreutidia was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 44; it was transferred to the Choreutidae by Arita, 1976, Trans. Lepid. Soc. Japan 26: 115.

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