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

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Genus:
Gelechia Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 415.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Tinea rhombella Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 139.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walsingham , 1911. Biol. centr.-amer. (Zool.) Lepid.-Heterocera, 4: 59.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Galechia Desmarest, 1857; * Gelschia Nowicki, 1865.

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Junior name(s):
Galechia ; Desmarest, 1857: 272, 274.
Gelschia ; Novickij, 1865: lxx.


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