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

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Genus:
Stagmatophora Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 . Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 5 : 13 [key], 49. [1853, ibidem 6: Microlepid. pl.13 figs 27, 28.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Oecophora heydeniella Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1841. Abbild. Bericht. Ergünz. Schmett. Microlepid. : 256, pl.88 figs 1a - 1d.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(as *heideniella , an incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling)]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included STAGMATOPHORA in the family COSMOPTERIGIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included STAGMATOPHORA in the subfamily COSMOPTERIGINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

When Stagmatophora was diagnosed again by Herrich-Schäffer, 1854, ibidem 5: 217, five nominal species were included in the genus.

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