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

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Genus:
Astyages Stephens, 1834 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) IV : 279.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COLEOPHORIDAE

Type-species:
Tinea coracipennella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 67, pl.30 fig.208.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2(Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 112.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Astyages Stephens, 1834, is a junior objective synonym of Haploptilia Hübner, [1825].

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For checklists of World genera and species see Coleophoridae by Richard Brown (http://mississippientomologicalmuseum.org.msstate.edu/Researchtaxapages/Lepidoptera/Coleophoridaehome.html)

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ASTYAGES and included species.

Senior name:
Haploptilia Hübner, 1825: 428.


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