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

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Genus:
Brosis Hübner, 1822 . Syst.-alphab. Verz. : 68, 71, 74, 75.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : NEMAPOGONINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena granella Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 537.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1929. Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.), 11: 35.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page.

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was designated by Fletcher for * Brosis Hübner, [1806].

A junior homonym of Brosis Billberg, 1820, Enumeratio Insect. Mus. G.J. Billberg: 92, - Lepid., Incurvariidae. The objective replacement name is Diaphthirusa Hübner, [1825].

See also: * Brosis Hübner, (1806); Nemapogon Schrank, 1802.

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Senior name:
Nemapogon Schrank, 1802: 167.


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