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

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Genus:
Echinoscelis Meyrick, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 292.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Echinoscelis hemithia Meyrick, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 292.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Echinoscelis was included in the "Schreckensteiniadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 73; it was transferred to the Cosmopterigidae on the advice of the late J. Kyrki of Finland.

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