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

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Genus:
Goniodoma Zeller, 1849 . Linn. ent. 4 : 193, 195 [key], 196, 410.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COLEOPHORIDAE

Type-species:
Goniodoma auroguttella Zeller, 1849. Linn. ent. 4: 410.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included GONIODOMA in the family COLEOPHORIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included GONIODOMA in the subfamily COLEOPHORINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Zeller attributed the authorship of the type-species to Fischer von Röslerstamm, [1841] 1834, Abbildungen Ber. Ergänz. Schmett. Microlepid.: 253, pls 86, 87, who misidentified Euspilapteryx auroguttella Stephens, 1835, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 4: 363. Under the Code (Edn 3), Article 70(c), the name of the type-species is Goniodoma auroguttella Zeller, 1849.

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For checklists of World genera and species see Coleophoridae by Richard Brown (http://mississippientomologicalmuseum.org.msstate.edu/Researchtaxapages/Lepidoptera/Coleophoridaehome.html)

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