Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Coleophora Hübner, 1822
Syst.-alphab. Verz. eur. Schmett.
: 67-75, 77-79.
GELECHIOIDEA : COLEOPHORIDAE
Samml. eur. Schmett.
8: 68, pl.27 fig.186 (as * anatipenella).
by subsequent designation by
Allens Naturalists Libr.
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .
Coleophora Hübner 1822 was designated as the type-genus for the new superfamily Coleophoroidea by Kuznetsov & Stekol'nikov, 1978, Entomologisceskoe Obozrenie 57 (1) : 147.
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included COLEOPHORA in the family COLEOPHORIDAE.
Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included COLEOPHORA in the subfamily COLEOPHORINAE.
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-
The type-species was included by Hübner as * Anatipenella, an incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling.
Unavailable designation of type-species: Phalaena hemerobiella Scopoli, 1763, was designated by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 52, who attributed the authorship of Coleophora to Zeller, 1839. P. hemerobiella was not originally included in Coleophora by Hübner.
Kirby's Hand-book was published in 1897 with identical pagination and plates in both Allen's Naturalist's Library and Lloyd's Natural History.
See also: * Caleophora Capuse, 1973; Porrectaria Hawor
Learn more about Coleophoridae in Wikipedia
For checklists of World genera and species see Coleophoridae by Richard Brown (http://mississippientomologicalmuseum.org.msstate.edu/Researchtaxapages/Lepidoptera/Coleophoridaehome.html)
Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to COLEOPHORA and included species.
Caleophora ; Cápuse, 1973: 11.
Porrectaria Haworth, 1828: 533.
Stollia Cápuse, 1971: 61.