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

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Genus:
Helcystogramma Zeller, 1877 . Horae Soc. ent. ross. 13 : 369.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : DICHOMERIDINAE

Type-species:
Gelechia obseratella Zeller, 1877. Horae Soc. ent. ross. 13: 371, pl.5 fig.127.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1910. Ent. mon. Mag. 46: 282.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Helcystogramma Zeller, 1877 was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Hodges, 1986, The moths of America north of Mexico including Greenland. Fascicle 7.1 Gelechioidea : Gelechiidae (part) : Dichomeridinae, p. 122.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Helcystogramma was established to denote a subgenus of Gelechia Hübner, [1825].

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