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

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Genus:
Brosis Hübner, 1806 . Tentamen determinationis digestionis : [2].

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : NEMAPOGONINAE

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1926, Smithson. misc. Collns 73 (4) (Opinion 97): 19. Also idem, 1954, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 6(Opinion 278): 140.

Only included species: Phalaena granella Linnaeus, 1758.

See also: Brosis Hübner, 1822; Diaphthirusa Hübner, [1825]; Nemapogon Schrank, 1802.

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