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

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Genus:
Agnippe Chambers, 1872 . Can. Ent. 4 : 194.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Agnippe biscolorella Chambers, 1872. Can. Ent. 4: 195.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1925. Genera Insect. 184: 54.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was designated by Meyrick as "A. bicolorella, Chamb.", A. bicolorella Meyrick, 1925, is an unjustified emendation.

See also: * Aganippe Chambers, 1880.

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Junior name(s):
Aganippe ; Chambers, 1880: 198.


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