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

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Genus:
Blastobasis Zeller, 1855 . Linn. ent. 10 : 171.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : BLASTOBASIDAE

Type-species:
Oecophora phycidella Zeller, 1839. Isis, Leipzig : 193.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walsingham , 1897. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 91.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included BLASTOBASIS in the family BLASTOBASIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of COLEOPHORIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

O. phycidella was a Tischer manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Zeller.

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