Phthorimaea

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Phthorimaea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Phthorimaea
Meyrick, 1902

Phthorimaea is a genus of moth in the family Gelechiidae. Species include the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella.[1]

Species[edit]

Status unknown[edit]

  • Phthorimaea albicostella (Vorbrodt, 1928), described as Lita albicostella from Switzerland.[2]
  • Phthorimaea tobisella Palm, 1947 [nomen nudum][3]

References[edit]

  • Povolný, D., 1989: Gnorimoschemini of southern South America IV: the genera Symmetrischema and Phthorimaea (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae). Steenstrupia 15: 57-104.
  • Povolný, D., 1990: Gnorimoschemini of Peru and Bolivia (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae). Steenstrupia 16: 153-223.