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

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Genus:
Crinopteryx Peyerimhoff, 1871 . Mitt. schweiz. ent. Ges. 3 : 410.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ADELOIDEA : INCURVARIIDAE

Type-species:
Crinopteryx familiella Peyerimhoff, 1871. Mitt. schweiz. ent. Ges. 3: 410.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Crynopteryx Nolcken, 1882.

CRINOPTERYX was included within the family CRINOPTERYGIDAE by Davis, in Kristensen (1999), but within the subfamily ADELOIDEA: INCURVARIIDAE: CRINOPTERYGINAE in 'Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness'.

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Junior name(s):
Crynopteryx ; Nolcken, 1882: 188.


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