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

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Genus:
Falculina Zeller, 1877 . Horae Soc. ent. ross. 13 : 387.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : STENOMATINAE

Type-species:
Falculina ochricostata Zeller, 1877. Horae Soc. ent. ross. 13: 387, pl.5 fig.135.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included FALCULINA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: STENOMINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as ELACHISTIDAE: STENOMATINAE.

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