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

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Genus:
Decadarchis Meyrick, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 290.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : ERECHTHIINAE

Type-species:
Decadarchis melanastra Meyrick, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 291.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Decadarchis was included in the "Lyonetiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 64; it is placed in the Tineidae on the advice of our colleague Dr G.S. Robinson.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of DECADARCHIS Meyrick, 1886, melanastra Meyrick, 1886, in the genus ERECHTHIAS Meyrick, 1880.

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