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

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Genus:
Homaledra Busck, 1900 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 23 : 236.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COLEOPHORIDAE

Type-species:
Homaledra heptathalama Busck, 1900. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 23: 237, pl.1 fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included HOMALEDRA in the subfamily BATRACHEDRIDAE : BATRACHEDRINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Homaledra was included in the "Cosmopterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 111; it was included in the Coleophoridae : Batrachedrinae by Hodges, 1983, in Hodges et al., Check List Lepid. Am. N. of Mexico: 17.

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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)

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


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