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

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Genus:
Kertomesis Gozmany, 1962 . Acta zool. hung. 8 : 39.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SYMMOCIDAE

Type-species:
Paradoris anaphracta Meyrick, 1907. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 17: 740.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included KERTOMESIS in the family SYMMOCIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Kertomesis was established in the Gelechiidae; it was transferred to the Symmocidae by Gozmany, 1965, Annls hist.-nat. Mus. natn. hung. 57: 423.

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