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

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Genus:
Frostetola Oiticica, 1955 . Revta bras. Ent. 3 : 149.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : CASTNIIDAE : CASTNIINAE

Type-species:
Castnia gramivora Schaus, 1896. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 4: 147. [(of Tephrostola Houlbert, 1918)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Oiticica , 1955. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 3: 157.

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: south-east, Sao Paulo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Frostetola was established as the objective replacement name for Tephrostola Houlbert, 1918.

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Junior name(s):
Tephrostola Houlbert, 1918: 66, 76, 557, 558.


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