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

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Genus:
Clepsigenes Meyrick, 1930 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 16.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : XYLORYCTIDAE

Type-species:
Clepsigenes dissota Meyrick, 1930. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 16.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included CLEPSIGENES in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: XYLORYCTINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of XYLORYCTIDAE.

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