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

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Genus:
Spilogenes Meyrick, 1938 , in Caradja & Meyrick. Dt. ent. Z. Iris 52 : 19.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COPROMORPHOIDEA : COPROMORPHIDAE

Type-species:
Spilogenes chalazombra Meyrick, 1938. In: Caradja & Meyrick, Dt. ent. Z. Iris 52: 19.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Spilogenes was established in the "Hyponomeutidae"; it was transferred to the Xyloryctidae by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus, nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick. 1: 24; to the Plutellidae by Heppner, 1978, Pan-Pacific Ent. 54: 50; and to the Copromorphidae by Heppner, 1984 J. Res. Lepid. 23: 50.

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