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

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Plocamosaris Meyrick, 1911 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1911 : 706.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Plocamosaris pandora Meyrick, 1911. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 706.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Plocamosaris was included in the Oecophoridae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 180; and in the Gelechiidae by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 18.

Plocamosaris was considered by Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist (Ent.) 28: 239, to be available for use as a subjective replacement name for Noeza Walker, 1866, a junior homonym.

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Junior name(s):
Noeza Walker, 1866: 1839.

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