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

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Genus:
Affa Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 202.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TORTRICOIDEA : TORTRICIDAE : OLETHREUTINAE : EUCOSMINI

Type-species:
Affa bipunctella Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 202.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Affa was established in the Crambidae, now Pyralidae Crambinae; it was placed in the Tortricidae by Walsingham, 1879. Illust. typical Specimens Lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus. 4: 47.

Listed under EUCOSMA Hubner, 1823, Zutr.Samml.exot.Schmett. 2: 28 in T@RTS: Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae (Ver. 2.0) by Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2012.

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