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

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Genus:
Heinemannia Wocke, 1876 . Schmett. Dtl. Schweiz (2) 2(2) : 427.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : AGONOXENINAE

Type-species:
Tinea laspeyrella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 60, pl.13 fig.90.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1929. Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.), 11: 105.

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included HEINEMANNIA in the family AGONOXENIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

Heinemannia Wocke, 1876 was referred to the new subfamily Blastodacninae within the Momphidae, by Sinev, 1979, Entomologisceskoe Obozrenie 58 (3) : 594.

Heinemannia was treated in the Agonoxenidae in Nye and Fletcher, 1991, 6 : 144.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Heinemannia was included in the "Cosmopterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929; it was transferred to the Agonoxenidae Blastodacninae by Hodges, 1978, in Dominick et al., Moths Am. N. of Mexico 6 (1): 9.

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Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to HEINEMANNIA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Tebenna Hübner, 1825: 414.


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