Holcocera

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Holcocera
Pl.6-fig.63-Holcocera irroratella (Walsingham, 1891) (Blastobasis).jpg
Holcocera irroratella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Infraorder: Heteroneura
Family: Blastobasidae
Genus: Holcocera
Clemens, 1863[1]
Species

Several, see text

Synonyms
  • Catacrypsis Walsingham, 1907
  • Catacrypris Dietz, 1910
  • Cynotes Walsingham, 1907
  • Eubolepia Dietz, 1910
  • Hypatima Herrich-Schäffer, 1853
  • Prosodica Walsingham, 1907
  • Prorodica Dietz, 1910
  • Syndroma Meyrick, 1914

Holcocera is a gelechoid moth genus of the Blastobasidae family. There are about 70 described species.[2]

Taxonomy[edit]

The genera Hypatopa and Calosima are sometimes treated as synonyms of Holcocera.

Species[edit]

Former species[edit]

References[edit]

  • Adamski, D., 2000: A new North American Calosima (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae: Blastobasinae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 11 (1-2): 46-48.
  • Adamski, D., 2002: Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae) of Thailand, Part 1. Four new species of Calosima Dietz, 1910. Insecta Koreana 19 (3-4): 233-239.
  • Adamski, D. & M. Hoddle, 2009, A new Holcocera Clemens from Guatemala and redescription of H. iceryaeella (Riley) from the United States (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae: Blastobasinae: Holcocerini): Two congeners with incidental preference for avocado, Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 111 (1): 254-262.
  • Adamski, D. & R.W. Hodges, 1996: An annotated list of North American Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 98 (4): 708-740.
  • Adamski, D. & C.T. Maier, 2003: A new Holcocera Clemens (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae: Holcocerini) associated with Pinaceae in North America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 105 (1): 144-148.
  • Adamski, D. ; R.S. Copeland ; S.E. Miller ; P.D.N. Hebert ; K. Darrow & Q. Luke, 2010: A review of African Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae), with new taxa reared from native fruits in Kenya. Smithsonian contributions to Zoology 630: 1-68. Full article: [1].