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

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Genus:
Machimia Clemens, 1860 . Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 1860 : 211.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : DEPRESSARIINAE

Type-species:
Machimia tentoriferella Clemens, 1860. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 12: 212.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included MACHIMIA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE : DEPRESSARIINAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included MACHIMIA in the family AMPHISBATIDAE.

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