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

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Genus:
Araeovalva Janse, 1960 . Moths S. Afr. 6 : 208.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Gelechia albiflora Meyrick, 1920. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 17: 283. [(of Stenovalva Janse, 1958)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Araeovalva was established as an objective replacement name for Stenovalva Janse, 1958, a junior homonym.

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Junior name(s):
Stenovalva Janse, 1958: 33.


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