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

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Genus:
Holcocera Clemens, 1863 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2 : 121.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : BLASTOBASIDAE

Type-species:
Holcocera chalcofrontella Clemens, 1863. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2: 122.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walsingham , 1907. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 33: 200.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included HOLCOCERA in the family BLASTOBASIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of COLEOPHORIDAE.

Holcocera Clemens, 1863, was transferred to new subfamily Holcocerinae and was designated as the type-genus by Adamski and Brown, 1989, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 1, : 16.

Holcocera was treated in the Blastobasidae in Nye and Fletcher, 1991, 6 : 151.

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