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

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Genus:
Psychoides Bruand, 1853 . Mem. Soc. Emul. Doubs (2) 3 : 109.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : TEICHOBIINAE

Type-species:
Psychoides verhuella Bruand, 1853. Mem. Soc. Emul. Doubs (2), 3: 109, pl.2 fig.82.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

P. verhuella was a von Heyden manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Braund. It was made available independently, with a different type material, in the combination Lamprosetia verhuellella Stainton, 1854, Insecta Br. (Lepid., Tineina): 39; and in the combination Teichobia verhuellella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855, Syst. Bearbeitung Schmett. Eur. 5: 280; 1854, ibidem 5: pl.104, fig.820 (legend non-binominal).

See also: Lamprosetia Stainton, 1854; * Psychoides Bruand, [1851]; Teichobia Herrich-Schüffer, 1853.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of LAMPROSETIA Stainton, 1854, verhuellella Stainton, 1854, as a junior synonym of verhuella Bruand, 1853, placed in the genus PSYCHOIDES Bruand, 1853.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of MNESIPATRIS Meyrick, 1935, phaedrospora Meyrick, 1935, in the genus PSYCHOIDES Bruand, 1853.

Robinson (2001) inlcuded the type-species of TEICHOBIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1853, verhuellella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855, as a junior synonym of verhuella Bruand, 1853, placed in the genus PSYCHOIDES Bruand, 1853.

Robinson (2001) included 3 species in the genus.

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