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

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Genus:
Homosetia Clemens, 1863 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2 : 127.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MEESSIINAE

Type-species:
Tinea tricingulatella Clemens, 1863. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2: 128.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Dietze , 1905. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 31: 78.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Homosetia was established to denote a subgenus of Tinea Linnaeus, 1758.

HOMOSETIA was included within the subfamily TINEIDAE: MEESSIINAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999).

Robinson (2001) included the type-species SEMELE Chambers, 1875; and CALOSTINEA Dietz, 1905 in the genus HOMOSETIA Clemens, 1863.

Robinson (2001) included 17 species in the genus.

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Junior name(s):
Pitys Chambers, 1873: 110.


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