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

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Genus:
Kiwaia Philpott, 1930 . Rec. Canterbury Mus. 3 : 248.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Kiwaia jeanae Philpott, 1930. Rec. Canterbury Mus. 3: 249.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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

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