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

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Pavolechia Busck, 1914 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 47 : 20.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Pavolechia argentea Busck, 1914. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 47: 21.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Pavolechia was established in the Gelechiidae; it was included in the Cryptophasidae, now Oecophoridae Xyloryctinae, by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 166; and was retained in the Gelechiidae by Busck, 1940, Bull. Sth. Calif. Acad. Sci. 39: 90.

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