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

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Genus:
Neofaculta Gozmany, 1955 . Annls hist.-nat. Mus. natn. hung. (S.N.) 6 : 308 & 309 [key], 312.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Gelechia infernella Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 5: 162 (key), 177; pl.77 fig.584. [(as *infernalis, an incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as `infernalis Staudinger', an incorrect spelling and an incorrect authorship)]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

From a multiple original spelling of the type-species Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 228, acted as first reviser under the Code (Edn 3), Article 24, and chose infernella as the name for the taxon.

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