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

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Genus:
Eremica Walsingham, 1904 . Ent. mon. Mag. 40 : 270.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SYMMOCIDAE

Type-species:
Eremica saharae Walsingham, 1904. Ent. mon. Mag. 40: 270.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included EREMICA in the family SYMMOCIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Eremica was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 83; it was placed in the Symmocinae by Gozmany, 1957, Annls hist.nat. Mus. natn. hung. (S.N.) 8: 335.


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