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

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Genus:
Sitotroga Heinemann, 1870 . Schmett. Dtl. Schweiz (2) 2(1) : 287.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : PEXICOPIINAE

Type-species:
Alucita cerealella Olivier, 1789. Encycl. m├ęth. Hist. nat. 1: 121.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included SITOTROGA in the family GELECHIIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included SITOTROGA in the subfamily PEXICOPINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Silotroga Kirby, 1871; * Sititroga Lima, 1945; Sitotrega Borg, 1932; * Sitotrogus Matsumura, 1931.

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Junior name(s):
Silotroga ; Kirby, 1871: 422, 522.
Sititroga ; Costa Lima, 1945: 273.
Sitotrega ; Borg, 1932: 23.
Sitotrocha ; Janse, 1954: 446.
Sitotrogus ; Matsumura, 1931: 1085.
Sitrotroga ; Pierce & Metcalfe, 1935: 4.


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