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

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Genus:
Idioptila Meyrick, 1927 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 343.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Idioptila agyrtodes Meyrick, 1927. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 344.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Idioptila was included in the Yponomeutidae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 116; it was included in the Ethmiidae by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 24; and included in the Oecophoridae Oecophorinae by Becker, 1984, in Heppner, Atlas neotrop. Lepid. 2 (Checklist 1): 8, 40.

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