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

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Genus:
Schistonoea Forbes, 1931 . J. Dep. Agric. P. Rico 15 : 378.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SCHISTONOEIDAE

Type-species:
Brachmia fulvidella Walsingham, 1897. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 62.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Schistonoea was established in the "Xylorictidae"; it was included in the Gelechiidae by Gaede, 1937, in Bryk, Lepid. Cat. 79: 462.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) included SCHISTONOEA in the family GELECHIIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) designated OECIA as the type-genus of a new family SCHISTONOEIDAE.

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