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

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Genus:
Mastema Adamski, 1989 , in Adamski & Brown. Mississippi Agric. For. Expt St. Tech Bull. 1 : 22.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : BLASTOBASIDAE

Type-species:
Mastema occidentalis Adamski, 1989. In: Adamski & Brown, Mississippi Agric. For. Expt St. Tech Bull. 1: 22, fig'd.

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.A.: Arizona, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included MASTEMA in the family BLASTOBASIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of COLEOPHORIDAE.

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