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

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Genus:
Sitophora Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 74.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Sitophora vesiculalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 75.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male BRAZIL: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SITOPHORA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus SITOPHORA.

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