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

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Genus:
Pammeces Zeller, 1863 . Stett. ent. Ztg 24 : 152.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : AGONOXENINAE

Type-species:
Pammeces albivittella Zeller, 1863. Stett. ent. Ztg 24: 152.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PAMMECES in the family AGONOXENIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Pammeces was included in the "Cosmopterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 160; it is was transferred to the Agonoxenidae Blastodacninae by Hodges, 1978, in Dominick et al., Moths Am. N. of Mexico 6 (1): 9.

See also: * Psammeces Walker, 1866.

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Junior name(s):
Psammeces ; Walker, 1866: 1843.


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