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

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Genus:
Colpomorpha Meyrick, 1929 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 528.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Colpomorpha orthomeris Meyrick, 1929. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 528.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Colpomorpha was established in the "Gelechiadae"; it was transferred to the Oecophoridae by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 21.

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