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

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Genus:
Stephensia Stainton, 1858 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (n.s.) 4 : 269.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : ELACHISTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena brunnichella Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 898.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included STEPHENSIA in the family ELACHISTIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included STEPHENSIA in the subfamily ELACHISTINAE.

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