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

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Genus:
Athymoris Meyrick, 1935 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 564.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Athymoris martialis Meyrick, 1935. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 564.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
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Notes:
Athymoris Meyrick, 1935, was referred to the subfamily Torodorinae within the Lecithoceridae by Gozmany, 1978, in Microlepidoptera Palaearctica, Amsel, Gregor and Reisser [Eds] Volume 5, Lecithoceridae, p. 241.

Athymoris was treated in the Lecithoceridae by Nye & Fletcher 1991, 6 : 37.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Athymoris was established in the "Gelechiadae"; it was transferred to the Timyridae, now Lecithoceridae, by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 20.


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