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

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Genus:
Semioscopis Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 402.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : DEPRESSARIINAE

Type-species:
Tortrix steinkellneriana Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 130.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2(Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 111.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included SEMIOSCOPIS in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: DEPRESSARIINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was included by Hübner as * Steinkellnerana Schiff., and cited by Westwood as * Steinkelnerana Fabricius, each an incorrect subsequent spelling, and incorrect or incomplete authorship.

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