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

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Thalamarchella Fletcher, 1940 . Entomologists Rec. J. Var. 52 : 18.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Cryptolechia alveola Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.140 fig.35. [(of Thalamarchis Meyrick, 1904)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) included THALAMARCHELLA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: DEPRESSARIINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Thalamarchella was established as an objective replacement name for Thalamarchis Meyrick, 1904, a junior homonym.

Thalamarchis Meyrick, 1904, was included in the "Cryptophasidae", by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 219; it was transferred to the new family Thalamarchidae by Turner, 1939, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 64: 335; and placed in the Oecophoridae by Common, 1964, J. ent. Soc. Qd 3: 7.

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Junior name(s):
Thalamarchis Meyrick, 1904: 256 (key), 435.

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