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

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Genus:
Asarista Meyrick, 1935 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 591.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SYMMOCIDAE

Type-species:
Asarista homalodoxa Meyrick, 1935. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 591.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included ASARISTA in the family SYMMOCIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Asarista was established in the "Gelechiadae"; it was included in the Gelechiidae Symmocinae, now Symmocidae, by Gozmany, 1957, Annls hist.-nat. Mus. natn. hung. (S.N.) 8: 326, 327.


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