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

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Genus:
Pancalia Stephens, 1829 . Nom. Br. Ins. : 49.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Phalaena leuwenhoekella Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 361.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1830. British entomology 7: 304.

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

Notes:
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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