Brachmia

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Brachmia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Division: Ditrysia
Superfamily: Gelechioidea
Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Dichomeridinae
Genus: Brachmia
Hübner, 1825
Type species
Tinea dimidiella
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
Species

Many, see text

Synonyms

See text

Brachmia is a genus of the twirler moth family (Gelechiidae). Among these, it is mostly placed in the subfamily Dichomeridinae.

Taxonomy[edit]

Other authors have used it as type genus of a distinct subfamily Brachmiinae. However, the "Brachmiinae" are considered an ill-defined assemblage of twirler moths whose relationships are not yet sufficiently determined, and the present genus is consequently sometimes placed incertae sedis within the Gelechiidae.[1]

Species[edit]

The species of Brachmia are:[2]

Status unknown[edit]

  • Brachmia robustella Rebel, 1910, described from Herzegovina

Former species[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Invalid scientific names (junior synonyms and others) of Brachmia are:[3]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Pitkin & Jenkins (2004), ABRS (2008), FE (2009), and see references in Savela (2001)
  2. ^ ABRS (2008), FE (2009), and see references in Savela (2001)
  3. ^ Pitkin & Jenkins (2004), ABRS (2008)

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