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

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Genus:
Exoteleia Wallengren, 1881 . Ent. Tidskr. 2 : 94.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena dodecella Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 539.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included EXOTELEIA in the family GELECHIIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included EXOTELEIA in the subfamily GELECHIINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Exoteleia was erroneously attributed to Walsingham, 1881, by Lhomme, [1946], Cat. L├ępid. Fr. Belge 2: 564.
See also: Heringia Spuler, 1910; Heringiola Strand, 1917.

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Junior name(s):
Herigiola ; Kovacs & Kovacs, 2000: 15.
Heringia Spuler, 1910: 357.
Heringiola Strand, 1917: 137.


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