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

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Genus:
Stenolechia Meyrick, 1894 . Ent. mon. Mag. 30 : 230.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : GELECHIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena gemmella Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 539.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1925. Genera Insect. 184: 51.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Stenolechia was established as an objective replacement name for Poecilia Heinemann, 1870, a junior homonym.

Unavailable designation of type-species: Recurvaria nivea Haworth, 1828, Lepid. Br. : 554, a nominal species not originally included in Poecilia Heinemann, and not linked in synonymy with one of the originally included nominal species when designated by Meyrick, 1894, Entomologist's mon. Mag. 30: 230. R. nivea Haworth is an unjustified emendation of Alucita niveella Fabricius, 1777, Genera Insect. : 297, a nominal species also not originally included.

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Junior name(s):
Poecilia Heinemann, 1870: 281.


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