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

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Genus:
Filatima Busck, 1939 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 86 : 568 [key], 575.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Gelechia serotinella Busck, 1903. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 25: 882.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

G. serotinella was first proposed by Busck, [1903 January 13] 1902, in Dyar, Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 52: 514, a nomen nudum with a reference to Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 25: 882, that was at that time not published.


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