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

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Genus:
Brachycodilla Dyar, 1898 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 6 : 233.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : AIDIDAE

Type-species:
Aidos castrensis Schaus, 1896. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 4: 56.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Parana, Castro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A. castrensis is a junior subjective synonym of Xenarchus osorius Herrich-Schäffer, [1856] 1850-1858, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur. Schmett. 1 (1): wrapper, pl.89, fig.511, pl.90, fig.512.

BRACHYCODILLA was included within the family AIDIDAE by Epstein et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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