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

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Genus:
Ischnoscia Meyrick, 1895 . Handbk Br. Lepid. : 783.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MEESSIINAE

Type-species:
Tinea subtilella Fuchs, 1879. Stett. ent. Ztg 40: 341.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Guenea Milliére, 1874 (a Junior Homonym) is an invalid name and priority was given to Ischnoscia, Meyrick, 1895 by Sattler & Tremewan, 1978, Alexanor 10 (5) : 238.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Ischnosia Rebel, 1901.

See also: Guenea Milliére, 1874, for discussion of Tinea subtilella Fuchs, 1879.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of ISCHNOSCIA Meyrick, 1895, subtilella Fuchs, 1879, as a junior synonym of I. borreonella Millière, 1874.

Robinson (2001) included a single species in the genus.

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Junior name(s):
Guenea Millière, 1874: 245, 436.
Ischnosia ; Rebel, 1901: 239, 274.


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