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

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Genus:
Aphelosetia Stephens, 1834 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) IV : 287.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : ELACHISTINAE

Type-species:
Tinea cygnipennella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 67, pl.30 fig.207.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2(Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 112.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included APHELOSETIA in the family ELACHISTIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included APHELOSETIIDAE, based on APHELOSETIA, as a junior synonym of ELACHISTINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: Cycnodia Herrich-Schäffer, 1853


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Junior name(s):
Cycnodia Herrich-Schäffer, 1853: 12 (key), 46.


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