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

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Genus:
Psoricoptera Stainton, 1854 . Insecta Br. (Lepid., Tineina) : 76 [key], 100. [[76 (key, as *Phoriocoptera an incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling)]]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Gelechia gibbosella Zeller, 1839. Isis, Leipzig : 202.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Psoricoptera was the spelling in general use and was chosen as the correct original spelling by Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 243.

See also: * Phoricoptera Stainton, 1854.

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Junior name(s):
Phoricoptera ; Stainton, 1854: 76 (key).


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