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

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Genus:
Dialectica Walsingham, 1897 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1897 : 150.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GRACILLARIOIDEA : GRACILLARIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Gracilaria scalariella Zeller, 1850. Stett. ent. Ztg 11: 160.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was established in combination with the generic name * Gracilaria, at that time an incorrect subsequent spelling of Gracillaria Haworth, 1828. Gracilaria was not established as an emendation until 1907, by Walsingham.

See also: * Didactica Tutt, 1900; Eutrichocnemis Spuler, 1910.

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Junior name(s):
Didactica ; Tutt, 1900: 132.
Eutrichocnemis Spuler, 1910: 409.


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