Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Pancalia Stephens, 1829
Nom. Br. Ins.
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE
by subsequent designation by
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Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PANCALIA in the family COSMOPTERIGIDAE.
Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included PANCALIA in the subfamily ANTEQUERINAE.
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-
Pancalia was included in the "Schreckensteiniadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 160; it was transferred to the "Cosmopterygidae" by Gaedike, 1967, Beitr. Ent. 17: 364.
Pancalia Stephens, 1829 was referred to the Antequerinae in the Cosmopterigidae from the Momphidae by Riedl, 1984, Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 53 (4) : 581.
Pancalia was treated in the Cosmopterigidae in Nye and Fletcher, 1991 Generic Names Moths World, 6 : 219.
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