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

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Genus:
Tamarrha Walker, 1864 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (29) : 816.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : ETHMIINAE

Type-species:
Tamarrha nivosella Walker, 1864. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 817.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walsingham , 1897. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 114.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included TAMARRHA in the family ETHMIIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

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