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

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Genus:
Porrectaria Haworth, 1828 . Lepid. Br. : 533.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COLEOPHORIDAE

Type-species:
Tinea anatipennella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 68, pl.27 fig.186 (as *anatipenella).    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1838. British entomology 8: 68, pl.27 fig.186.

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was included by Haworth as anatipennis with * Anatipenella, an incorrect subsequent spelling, in synonymy. Porrectaria anatipennis Haworth, 1828, ibidem: 534, was an unjustified emendation of T. anatipennella.

Porrectaria Haworth, 1828, is a junior objective synonym of Coleophora Hübner, 1822.

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For checklists of World genera and species see Coleophoridae by Richard Brown (http://mississippientomologicalmuseum.org.msstate.edu/Researchtaxapages/Lepidoptera/Coleophoridaehome.html)

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Senior name:
Coleophora Hübner, 1822: 67-75, 77-79.


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