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

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Genus:
Cynicocrates Meyrick, 1935 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 565.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : LECITHOCERIDAE

Type-species:
Cynicocrates tachytoma Meyrick, 1935. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 566.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
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Notes:
Cynicocrates Meyrick, 1935, was also transferred to the Lecithoceridae from the Xyloryctidae by Gozmany, 1978, in Microlepidoptera Palaearctica, Amsel, Gregor and Reisser [Eds] Volume 5, Lecithoceridae, p. 261.

Cynicocrates was treated in the Lecithoceridae by Nye & Fletcher 1991, 6 : 86.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Cyncocrates 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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