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

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Genus:
Cyclotorna Meyrick, 1907 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 32 : 50 [key], 72.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : CYCLOTORNIDAE

Type-species:
Cyclotorna monocentra Meyrick, 1907. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 32: 72.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Queensland, Townsville, Duaringa, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Cyclotorna was established in the Plutellidae; it was placed in a seperate family, the Cyclotornidae, by Meyrick, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1911: 590. Common, 1970, in Mackerras, Insects Aust.: 783, 830, placed the Cyclotornidae in the Zygaenoidea.

CYCLOTORNA was included within the family CYCLOTORNIDAE by Epstein et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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