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

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Genus:
Sriferia Hodges, 1966 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 119(3547) : 6 [key], 65.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Gelechia prorepta Meyrick, 1923. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

G. prorepta Meyrick, 1923, is an unnecessary objective replacement name for Gelechia fulmenella Busck, 1910, Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 11: 178, which is not a junior homonym of Gelechia fulminella MilliƩre, 1883, Annls Soc. linn. Lyon 29: 161, pl.2 fig.4.

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