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

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Genus:
Homosassa Hulst, 1890 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 17 : 204 [key], 214.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Ephestia ella Hulst, 1887. Ent. amer. 3: 138.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Homosassa was established in the Phycitidae Anerastinae, now part Pyralidae Peoriinae, part Pyralidae Phycitinae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Peoriinae by Shaffer, 1968 Bull. U. S. natn. Mus. 280: 50.

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