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

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Genus:
Chordates Snellen, 1877 . Tijdschr. Ent. 20 : 49.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Type-species:
Simaethis pronubana Snellen, 1877. Tijdschr. Ent. 20: 48, pl.3 fig.25.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1929. Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.), 11: 47.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDONESIA]: Java & [Sulawesi] Celebes, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Chordates was established conditionally in the Tineina, now Tineidae, to contain Simaethis aurofasciana Snellen, 1875, and S. pronubana Snellen, 1877; the two species were included in the Glyphipterigidae by Meyrick, 1913, in Wagner, Lepid. Cat. 13: 33, 34, but the generic name Chordates was omitted; it was included in the Glyphipterigidae by Fletcher, 1929, ibidem 11: 47; and transferred to the Choreutidae by Heppner, 1981, in Heppner & Duckworth, Smithson. Contr. Zool. 314: 55.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Chordates was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, ibidem 11: 47; it was transferred to the Choreutidae by Heppner, 1981, in Heppner & Duckworth, Smithson. Contr. Zool. 314: 55.

See also: * Choredates Pagenstecher, 1884.

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Junior name(s):
Choredates ; Pagenstecker, 1884: 289.


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