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

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Genus:
Porphyrosela Braun, 1908 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 34 : 272 [key], 348.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GRACILLARIOIDEA : GRACILLARIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Lithocolletis desmodiella Clemens, 1859. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Porphyrosela was established to denote a subgenus of Lithocolletis Hübner, [1825].

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