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

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Genus:
Incurvaria Haworth, 1828 . Lepid. Br. : 559.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ADELOIDEA : INCURVARIIDAE

Type-species:
Tinea masculella Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 143.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1836. British entomology 6: 607.

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Haworth cited the first included species as mascula with "Tinea muscalella Fab." and "Tinea Masculella." in synonymy. Incurvaria muscula Haworth and Tinea muscalella Fabricius were both unjustified emendations, "T. masculella Hübner" was an incorrect authorship.

See also: Brosis Billberg, 1820.

INCURVARIA was included within the family INCURVARIIDAE by Davis, in Kristensen (1999).

The superfamily INCURVARIIOIDEA is treated as ADELOIDEA in Incurvariidae in Wikipedia.

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

Senior name:
Brosis Billberg, 1820: 92.


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