Corythoxestis Meyrick, 1921

FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
AUTHORMeyrick, 1921
STATUSGenus
PUBLICATIONMeyrick E. 1921c. New Microlepidoptera. - Zoölogische Mededelingen, Leiden 6(2-3):145-202.
PAGINATION 177
COMMENTSType species: Heliozela praeustella van Deventer, 1904. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 47: 7; pl. 1, fig. 3. By original designation. Corythoxestis was included in the "Schreckensteiniadae" by Fletcher, 1929. Memoirs of the Department of Agriculture of India (Entomology) 11: 57. It was transferred to the Gracillariidae on the advice of J. Kyrki (Nye & Fletcher 1991: 80).

Genus Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
Cryphiomystis Meyrick, 1922 Synonym of genus

Species

NAME AUTHOR STATUS PUBLICATION
aletreuta (Meyrick, 1936) Species Meyrick E. 1936b. Exotic Microlepidoptera 5. - — 5(1-2):1-64.
borbonica Guillermet, 2011 Subspecies Guillermet C. 2011b. Contribution à l'étude des Hétérocères de l'île de La Réunion : description de sept nouveaux taxons de Tineidae, Gracillariidae, Oecophoridae, Stathmopodidae et Arctiidae (Lepidoptera Heterocera). - L'Entomologiste 67(4):177-186.
chalybophanes (Meyrick, 1937) Synonym of species Meyrick E. 1937a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 5. - — 5(3-5):65-160.
cyanolampra Camera Vári, 1961 Species Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1-238, pls 1-112.
pentarcha (Meyrick, 1922) Species Meyrick E. 1922a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 2. - — 2(16-19):481-608.