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

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Genus:
Heloscopa Diakonoff, 1955 . Verh. K. ned. Akad. Wet. (2) 50(3) : 115 (key), 135.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Heloscopa petricola Diakonoff, 1955. Verh. K. ned. Akad. Wet. (2), 50(3): 136, figs 844, 853.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type status unknown Country unknown: Locality unknown, Depository unknown..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Heloscopa was established in the Tineidae. On the advice of our colleague Dr G.S. Robinson it is transferred to the Oecophoridae.

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