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

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Genus:
Pseudochelaria Dietz, 1900 . Ent. News 11 : 352.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Pseudochelaria pennsylvanica Dietz, 1900. Ent. News 11: 353, pl.1 fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Dietz attributed Pseudochelaria and P. pennysylvanica to Walsingham. Invalid designation of type-species: Pseudochelaria walsinghami Dietz, 1900, was designated by Walsingham & Durrant, 1902, Entomologist's mon. Mag. 38: 28, and has been accepted as the type-species by some authors.

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