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

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Genus:
Apatema Walsingham, 1900 . Ent. mon. Mag. 36 : 219.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SYMMOCIDAE

Type-species:
Apatema mediopallidum Walsingham, 1900. Ent. mon. Mag. 36: 220.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included APATEMA in the family SYMMOCIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Apatema was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 17; it was transferred to the Symmocidae by Kasy, 1966, in Gozmany, Z. wien. ent. Ges. (51 Jg) 77: 71.


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Junior name(s):
Apatoma ; Chr├ętien, 1908: 362.
Microgonia Popescu-Gorj & Capuse, 1965: 400.


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