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

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Genus:
Mompha Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 414.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : MOMPHIDAE

Type-species:
Tinea conturbatella Hübner, 1819. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: pl.67 fig.450.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walsingham & Durrant , 1909. Ent. mon. Mag. 45: 173. [(of Laverna Crt.)]    [BHLBHL]

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Wilsonia Clemens, 1864: 428.


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