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

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Genus:
Phthorimaea Meyrick, 1902 . Ent. mon. Mag. 38 : 103.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Gelechia operculella Zeller, 1873. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 23: 262, pl.3 fig.17.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PHTHORIMAEA in the family GELECHIIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included PHTHORIMAEA in the subfamily GELECHIINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Phithorimaea Turner, 1919; Phthorimea Diakonoff, 1967; Phthorimoea Forbes, 1923; * Phtorimaea Povolny & Zakopal, 1951; * Phtyorimaea Turner, 1919; * Pthorimaea Issiki, 1957.

Phthorimaea Meyrick, 1902 was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Povolny, 1993, Reichenbachia 30 (1) : 88.

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Junior name(s):
Phithorimaea ; Turner, 1919: 125.
Phthorimea ; Diakonoff, 1967: 356 (legend to fig.211).
Phthorimoea ; Forbes, 1923: 276.
Phtorimaea ; Povolny & Zakopal, 1951: 97.
Phtyorimaea ; Turner, 1919: 125.
Pthorimaea ; Issiki, 1957: 45.


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