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

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Genus:
Hositea Dyar, 1910 . Zoologica, N.Y. 1(4) : 134.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : MIDILINAE

Type-species:
Hositea gynaecia Dyar, 1910. Zoologica, N.Y. 1(4): 135, fig.42, no.19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Hositea was established in the Pyralidae Schoenobiinae; it was transferred to the Pyralidae Midilinae by Munroe, 1958, Proc. 10th int. Congr. Ent. 1: 302.

HOSITEA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: MIDILINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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