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

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Genus:
Compsophila Meyrick, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 256.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : MUSOTIMINAE

Type-species:
Compsophila iocosma Meyrick, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 256.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats COMPSOPHILA in the CRAMBIDAE: MUSOTIMINAE.

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