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

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Genus:
Eriocrania Zeller, 1851 . Linn. ent. 5 : 323.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ERIOCRANIOIDEA : ERIOCRANIIDAE

Type-species:
Tinea sparrmannella Bosc, 1791. Trans. linn. Soc. Lond. 1: 197, pl.17 figs 6, 7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Bode , 1907. Mitt. Roemermus. Hildesh. 22: 59.

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was included by Zeller and designated by Bode as * Sparmannella, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

ERIOCRANIA was included within the family ERIOCRANIIDAE by Kristensen (1999).

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