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

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Genus:
Keiferia Busck, 1939 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 86 : 568 [key], 571.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Phthorimaea lycopersicella Busck, 1928. Proc. Hawaii. ent. Soc. 7: 171, figs 3, 6, 7.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included KEIFERIA in the family GELECHIIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included KEIFERIA in the subfamily GELECHIINAE.

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